Agenda item

Proposal to Create a Targeted Hardship Relief Scheme




1.      That £2m from the current 2021/2022 budget underspend be put into a hardship relief reserve.


2.      That the Chief Finance Officer develops a scheme to provide     targeted support to residents of the County Borough who are          hardest hit by the cost of living crisis.


Reason for Decisions:


To provide a support scheme for residents of the County Borough who are suffering financial hardship.


Implementation of Decisions:


The decision will be implemented immediately and was supported by the Chairperson of the scrutiny committee held prior to the start of this meeting.


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