Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
RESOLVED that Cabinet agrees:-
The approach to delivering the DWP £2.3m
Household Support Grant (HSG) (to be named Cost of Living Crisis
– Household Support Grant) which has to be spent by 31 March
2022 by working with the following BMBC teams:
· Healthier Communities – to support people with food and wider essentials including essentials linked to energy and water.
· Sustainability & Climate Change – to allocate funds to support people with energy and water bills.
Housing Options – to support people with
emergency housing costs.
To utilise £1m BMBC match funding to
vulnerable households which can be used post March 2022 when the
HSG will cease.
3. To move to allocating Local Welfare Assistance (LWA) to vouchers to alleviate supplier and stock issues.
Publication date: 01/12/2021
Date of decision: 01/12/2021
Decided at meeting: 01/12/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 08/12/2021