Issue details

Financial Inclusion Update

Purpose of Report: To approve the renewed Service Level Agreement with the Welfare Benefits Unit. To receive an update on the Financial Inclusion Steering Group (FISG) 2022/23 grant scheme. Any other updates and decisions pertinent to financial inclusion and the ongoing pandemic.

The Executive Member will be asked to consult with the joint portfolio holder for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods, to approve the Welfare Benefits SLA , note the FISG grant scheme update and make decisions and/or note updates relating to any other emerging pandemic financial inclusion related matters.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2022

Decision due: 14/02/22 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: In consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods.

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities

Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities

Contact: Pauline Stuchfield, Director of Customer & Communities Email:

Consultation process

Cllr Aspden (Executive Member for Finance and Performance) in consultation with Cllr Craghill (Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods).

The Financial Inclusion Steering Group oversee the grant scheme and monitors effectiveness and outcomes in relation to all financial inclusion activities.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: To be completed.


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