Decision details

The Cost-of-Living Crisis - Energy Prices for Council Tenants in Communal/Sheltered Accommodation (Cab.1.12.2021/10)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the proposed options in respect of the methodology used for calculating the district heating charges.


Joint report of Place Directorate and Core Services Directorate.


RESOLVED that Cabinet:-                     


1.    Notes the contents of the report alongside the Household Support Grant report also submitted to Cabinet for consideration (Cab.1.12.2021/6);


2.    Approves the proposed reduction in the price of energy charged to tenants by 3.1p per KW-H, [from 9.5p to 6.4p per KW-H] from 1 September 2021; and


3.    Notes that the Council will review the pricing strategy in future years, given the current volatility in the energy market.

Publication date: 01/12/2021

Date of decision: 01/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/12/2021

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