Issue details

COVID-19 Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Remaining Funds (Tranche 2) Defrayment

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/05/2021

Reason for urgency:
Recent Guidance published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in March 2021 now requires local authorities to shorten their ARG spend profiles by 9 months from 31 March 2022 to 30 June 2021, in order to obtain the conditional secondary top up allocation of this funding. Therefore, the payments need to have been approved and fully processed by 30 June to receive the additional funding

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Decision due: 18 May 2021 by Executive Member (Resources)

Lead member: Executive Member (Resources)

Lead director: Director (Commercial Services)

Contact: Portia Taylor-Black, Strategic Development Officer Email:

Are there any background papers: No