Issue details

Household Support Fund – Education Support Fund

To approve the proposed expenditure, volumes and delivery arrangements for the Household Support Fund, Education Support Fund in Staffordshire. This allocation has been made by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and has defined conditions of the grant which the proposal meets, and the allocation needs to be fully spent by 31st March 2024.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/03/2023

Delegated Function: Specific Delegation to Cabinet Member;

Decision due: 24 Mar 2023 by Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Lead director: Director for Children and Families

Department: Other


Cllr Mark Sutton

Delegated Power: Cabinet held on 18/02/22 agreed to : Delegates 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 delivery and 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. This includes any decisions in respect of extensions to the Scheme or additional funding, ensuring Cabinet are fully briefed on any such extensions or spending.