Issue details

Extended Support To Businesses As A Result Of The Covid-19 Coronavirus - Additional Restrictions Grant (Open) For 2021/2022

With the approval of the Chairman of Growth, Environment, and Resources Committee, the urgency procedure, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish notice of the decision for 28 days, to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to subject the decision to a three day call-in period. These procedures have been invoked to ensure that payments can be made to its intended recipients as quickly as possible who are in financial difficulty due to COVID-19.

 

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.    Approved updates to the Additional Restriction Grant scheme as outlined in CMDN Jan2021/63, for the 2021/22 financial year.

 

  1. Instructed officers to ensure that the payments are processed in accordance with the agreed schemes for the qualifying properties and rebilling takes place at the earliest opportunity and that any further categories as advised by government to be included within the scheme are also processed at the earliest opportunity;

 

 

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/06/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
With the approval of the Chairman of Growth, Environment, and Resources Committee, the urgency procedure, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish notice of the decision for 28 days, to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to subject the decision to a three day call-in period. These procedures have been invoked to ensure that payments can be made to its intended recipients as quickly as possible who are in financial difficulty due to COVID-19.

Decision due: 2 Jul 2021 by Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead member: Councillor Andy Coles, Cabinet Member for Finance andy.coles@peterborough.gov.uk

Lead director: Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Peter Carpenter, Acting Corporate Director Resources Tel: 01733 452520; Email:  pete.carpenter@peterborough.gov.uk  peter.carpenter@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 07920 160122.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee

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