Decision details

Covid Winter Grant Scheme Supplementary Estimate

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek a Supplementary Estimate of £100,000 to continue to support families and individuals who are struggling to meet the costs of food and utilities, supplementing the funds provided through the DWP Covid Winter Grant.




1)              a Supplementary Estimate of up to £100,000 be approved to allow vulnerable families and individuals who are struggling with the cost of food and utilities to continue to be supported once the Covid Winter Grant funds of £281k are exhausted;


2)              it be noted that this will bring total spend on supporting families and individuals most in need in the Borough to £381k and will allow families and individuals to receive support up to the closing date of the scheme on 16th  April 2021.



Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1197

Contact: Viki Elliot-King Email: Tel: 0118 908 8226.

Report author: Viki Elliot-King

Publication date: 25/03/2021

Date of decision: 25/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 25/03/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 07/04/2021

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