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Issue details

Household Support Fund

Purpose of Report: To approve the councils discretionary scheme for providing financial support to vulnerable families across the city with food and utility bills within the scope of the Governments funding rules.

The Executive Member for Finance and Performance in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods will be asked to approve the HSF scheme.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/10/2021

Decision due: 08/11/21 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: In consultation with the Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities

Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities

Contact: David Walker Email: david.walker@york.gov.uk Email: david.walker@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

DWP Scheme - rules set within the scheme by central government. There is limited discretion and discussions as with previous schemes (Winter Support Grant, Local Covid Support Grant) are being had with neighbouring local authorities and our Third Sector partners.
Consultees:
DWP
Local Authorities
Third Sector Partners

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes

Decisions

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