Issue details

Household Support Fund

The Cabinet Member for Children & Young People, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, approves an Exception to the Procurement Regulations for the provision of a Direct Award to Hemingways Marketing Services to provide the Voucher Express Digital Services. This will enable the County Council to facilitate the Household Support Fund (HSF), as approved by Cabinet on the 20th October 2021.

The Cabinet Member for Children & Young People, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, approves an Exception to the Procurement Regulations for the provision of a Direct Award to Beat the Cold and the Community Foundation of Staffordshire to facilitate the Winter Warmth Project, as approved by Cabinet on the 20th October 2021.

The Cabinet Member for Children & Young People, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, approves the allocation of a Grant to Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Cabinet Member for Children & Young People, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, approves the expenditure against the Administration Grant for the HSF

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2022

Delegated Function: Specific Delegation to Cabinet Member;

Decision due: 31 Dec 2021 by Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities

Department: Other

Consultees

The Cabinet Member for Children & Young People has overseen consultation with the following:

The Cabinet of Staffordshire County Council

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities

The Leader of the Opposition

The Corporate Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of Staffordshire County Council

The Families & Communities Leadership Team of Staffordshire County Council

Families, through the Early Years Coordination Service, commissioned by Staffordshire County Council

Delegated Power: On the 20th October 2021, Cabinet delegated authority to the Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, to decide the eligibility criteria for distribution of the HSF in Staffordshire, and to take all other subsequent decisions to ensure that this support gets to those who need it as quickly as possible. Cabinet also acknowledged that the delegation to the Cabinet Member for Children and Young People includes authorising the County Council to enter required contractual arrangements with Partners and Providers where required to deliver the HSF in Staffordshire.

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