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Decision details

Decision details

Health and Wellbeing Grant Applications

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following the success of the Covid Response Small Grants scheme, the Council launched a Community Health and Wellbeing Small Grant Scheme in March 2023.
The Community Funding Officer, along with the Head of Community and Economic Development, have weekly assessed these applications. If they are happy the application meets the grant criteria, they were sent on for approval to the Director of Community Services, along with the Lead Member for Community and the Deputy Leader of the Conservatives.
Following the outcome of the local election, a new arrangement needs to be put in place.
•To put a new arrangement in place following the election
•To ensure the relevant lead member is appropriately involved
•To provide a quick transition - one of the advantages is the speed by which
decisions are made


For the Lead Member for Housing, Health and Wellbeing to approve the Health and Wellbeing Grant applications, in conjunction with the Director of Communities.

Alternative options considered:

Other members could be involved, but including the lead member for health and wellbeing is the most appropriate way forward, as it sits within their portfolio.

Publication date: 30/05/2023

Date of decision: 26/05/2023