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Additional Restrictions Grant – Restart element

Purpose of report: To inform the Executive Member of decisions made to adapt the Additional Restrictions Grant payments following changes to Government advice regarding restart grants.The Executive Member made decisions regarding this funding in January 2021, including a provision, should Government advice change:
“Should any element of this scheme be changed by subsequent government guidance it is proposed that the Executive Member delegates the decision under this scheme to the Chief Finance Officer (s151) in consultation with the Executive Member Finance and Performance/Executive Member Economy & Strategic Planning, with changes approved retrospectively in public at the next available Executive Member decision session”
These circumstances have arisen, and this report will enable the Executive Member to approve the changes retrospectively in public as required.

The Executive Member will be asked to approve the revised ARG allocations in the light of changed Government guidance regarding restart grants.

This item has now been deferred to 14 June 2021 to allow for further consideration of the decision making process of non-urgent items while social distancing remains in place.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/04/2021

Decision due: 14/06/21 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: This item has now been deferred to 14 June 2021 to allow for further consideration of the decision making process of non-urgent items while social distancing remains in place.

Lead member: Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Simon Brereton, Head of Economic Growth  simon.brereton@york.gov.uk email:  simon.brereton@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

All relevant members and officers were consulted.

Decisions

Agenda items

 

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