Agenda and decisions

Urgent Decision of Chief Executive
Tuesday, 19th May, 2020

No. Item


COVID-19 Hardship Fund Discount pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the report of the Director (NE) (Reference 20/100) attached


Additional documents:


RESOLVED that the Chief Executive, following consultation with relevant Members, approve:


(1)       The amended Section 13A (1) (c) discretionary policy (Appendix A) to permit the automatic allocation of the COVID-19 Hardship Fund Discount; 

(2)       The COVID-19 Hardship Fund Discount providing a Council Tax discount of up to £150.00 for all eligible claimants; and

(3)       The continued monitoring of the COVID-19 Hardship Fund Discount, ensuring that the Council can redirect unspent resources to the most appropriate welfare need.