Decision details

646 - Household Support Fund Phase 2

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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This report sets out the decision to use Household Support Funding (previously known as the Covid Local Support Grant and the Covid Winter Grant Scheme) to support vulnerable families and individuals.

It is the decision of the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council that Phase 2 of the Household Support Fund be allocated to Reading voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations to support Reading residents with ongoing food, warmth and living costs, as laid out in section 4 of this report.

Publication date: 21/12/2021

Date of decision: 21/12/2021

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