Decision - Covid 19 ARG Grants for Business Update

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Covid 19 ARG Grants for Business Update

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Update on the Covid 19 Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) for Business allocated to the council in relation to the second and third national lockdowns and seeking delegated authority for officers to spend the latest allocation.


RESOLVED: That the Sub-Committee –


(i)             Noted the progress being made to administer the £8.401m Additional restrictions grants, under delegated powers, relating to period from 5 November 2020 to 31 March 2021;


(ii)            Agreed to delegate authority to the Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture, in consultation with the Acting Chief Finance Officer and recognised representatives of the business community, to determine the criteria and agree processes for issuing the Additional Restrictions Grants using the top-up that government will issue in April, taking account of the need to issue the grants as quickly as possible to assist with reopening of businesses.

Report author: Max Woodford

Publication date: 29/03/2021

Date of decision: 29/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 29/03/2021 - Policy & Resources (Recovery) Sub-Committee

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