Annual report on financial inclusion and welfare benefits activities
Purpose of Report: To update the Executive Member on:
• financial inclusion (FI) activity during 2020/21 including delivery of FI grant schemes
• an update on benefits statistics and performance as administered by the council including the York Financial Assistance Scheme
• any ongoing impact of the covid-19 pandemic importantly the support available for residents in dealing with these challenges.
The Executive Member will be asked to noted the report.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/06/2021
Decision due: 12/07/21 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Lead director: Chief Operating Officer
Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities
Contact: John Madden, Benefits Assessments Manager, Resources - Financial Services Group firstname.lastname@example.org, David Walker email@example.com Tel: 01904 551706 email: firstname.lastname@example.org David.email@example.com.
Financial Inclusion Steering Group and Advice York partners will be
sought on up to date city wide data.
Cllr Nigel Ayre Executive Portfolio Holder for Performance and Finance, in consultation with Cllr Denise Craghill Portfolio Holder for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: No
- 12/07/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects Annual report on Financial Inclusion and Welfare Benefits activities 12/07/2021