Decision details

Revised Direct Payments Policy (H&ASC4)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report explaining proposed changes to the Direct Payments Policy for Adults, including the EIA, a summary of the consultation responses and revised policy.


The Cabinet has considered a new Direct Payment policy that had been reviewed following consultation and adapted to ensure that it was easier to read and understand and has:-


(1) Reviewed and approved the new policy.


(2) Noted the outcome of the Equality Impact Assessment.


(3) Noted the implementation plans.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes this will be attached as an appendix to the report.

Decision Reference: CAB386

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: H&ASC4

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Yes there has been a consultation process and a summary of this will be attached with the report.

Contact: David Eckersley Email:

Report author: David Eckersley

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/03/2023

Accompanying Documents: