Decisions for issue Allocation of Contain Outrbreak Management Funds

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Allocation of Contain Outrbreak Management Funds

28/04/2021 - Allocation of Contain Outbreak Management Funds



(1)          That the receipt of £6.815m Contain Outbreak Management Fund from central government for 2020/21 and a further £2.070m for 2021/22 be noted;


(2)          That the carry forward of 2020/21 Contain Outbreak Management Funds of £6.815m to 2021/22 be approved;


(3)          That the allocation of the remainder of the £6.815m Contain Outbreak Management Funds carried forward from 2020/21 to meet the unapproved costs identified in Table 2 of the report e agreed;


(4)          That any adjustment to approved allocations from the 2020/21 COMF funding be delegated to the Director of Public Health in consultation with the S151 Chief Finance Officer and the Chair of the Policy & Resources Committee;


(5)          That it be noted that information on the usage of the funds against the approved allocations will be reported in the regular Targeted Budget Management (TBM) monitoring reports to Policy & Resources Committee; and


(6)          That it be agreed to defer the allocation of 2021/22 Contain Outbreak Management Funds until later in the financial year when more information on potential local test, trace and support to self-isolate and surge testing costs will be known together with information on the city’s progression through the roadmap to recovery.


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