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