Decision - MHCLG Funding Award

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MHCLG Funding Award

Decision Maker: Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




(1)         That it be noted that the Pan Sussex Partnership is undertaking a needs assessment, as required by the MHCLG funding, which will gather data and identify gaps in service provision;


(2)         That it be agreed to spend a portion of the MHCLG funding to develop an extra resource in Brighton & Hove City Council to support the development of policy, and the commissioning and oversight of services in relation to domestic violence and domestic abuse. This resource would amount to approximately £25,000 until the end of March 22;


(3)         That officers be requested to produce a report back to an urgent TECC sub-committee as soon as the needs assessment has been completed in July with the following information:


(i)        That on completion of the needs assessment, and after consultation with relevant cross-party Members, that officers provide options for  Members to discuss and decide on how the remaining, approximately £581,000, MHCLG funding will be spent in Brighton & Hove; and


(ii)      That the carry forward of £99,962 separate MHCLG funding from the 2020/21 financial year to Rise, to cover the continued MHCLG project funding for first two quarters of 2021/22 be noted, and that the further report as detailed above in 3 (i) above will also detail the options on continuation of this funding, following the required MHCLG needs assessment exercise.

Report author: Jo Player

Publication date: 18/06/2021

Date of decision: 17/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/06/2021 - Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

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