Decision details

Household Support Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve a process for the distribution of the government’s new Household Support Fund to the Council’s most vulnerable residents.



1.         Recommendations


1.1       That approval is given to utilise each of the processes outlined in Section 4 of this report to allocate the council’s funding allocation (£1,951,507) to the borough’s most vulnerable residents.


1.2       That delegated authority is given to the Director of Finance & Resources to flex the level of funding allocated to each process, including voucher amounts,  in order that the council’s funding allocations is fully utilised before the government’s deadline of 31 March 2022 and to respond to any changing circumstances.


Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 24/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

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