Decision details

COVID 19 Test & Trace Support Payment and Discretionary Payment Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance has considered a requirement for local authorities to put in place arrangements for a new Test and Trace Support Payment schemefor people on low incomes who are unable to work while they are self-isolating and to process applications and make these payments by 12 October 2020.

 

The Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance has then given approval to the approach outlined in the report for accepting applications for the Discretionary Payment Scheme through the same online application and the administrative/ payment process as for the Test and Trace Support Payment application form; and for decisions on eligibility to be made in line with the Government’s mandatory criteria and Greater Manchester approach.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Decision Reference: CMDRCG10

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Jonathan Davies, Corporate and Support Services Email: jonathan.davies@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 218 1025.

Publication date: 13/10/2020

Date of decision: 09/10/2020

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