Decision Maker: Director, Children's Services - Carol Cammiss
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Free School Meal (FSM) vouchers will be
distributed to children and young people in receipt of benefit
related FSM to the value of £15.00 per child per week to
cover Christmas 2020/21 holidays. The vouchers will be distributed
by the Edenred portal which will be operated by schools.
Care Leavers will be issued vouchers via the Edenred portal administered by the Local Authority.
The remainder of the grant will be distributed to families with and without children who will apply for support through the Citizens Advice (CAB) or front door. The CAB will assess the applicant and make a recommendation to Wokingham Borough Council (WBC) for support. The payment to the applicant will be processed by WBC. Food vouchers will be issued through the Edenred portal and fuel vouchers through the Post Office pay it now scheme.
Delegated authority from the Executive
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Carol Cammiss Email: email@example.com Tel: 07885989171.
Publication date: 10/02/2021
Date of decision: 02/12/2020