Decision details

Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The Cabinet Members for Resources, Commissioning & Governance and Economy & Regeneration have considered a proposal for the implementation of a top up grant scheme for businesses that were not eligible for the other grants linked to business rates that the government had previously made available.

 

The new grant scheme will be administered by local authorities, and they would have discretion to determine eligibility and grant levels below £10,000, with grants of £25,000 also being available in exceptional circumstances.

 

The Cabinet Members for Resources, Commissioning & Governance and Economy & Regeneration have given approval to the proposed grant scheme for Stockport, as outlined in the report, and the associated guidance document.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Decision Reference: CMDE&R31 CMDRCG4

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Richard Mortimer, Head of Economy, Work & Skills Email: richard.mortimer@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 0161 474 3864.

Publication date: 21/05/2020

Date of decision: 18/05/2020

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