{meta} Agenda for Lead Member for Finance and Support Services Briefing on Thursday, 8 August 2019, 9.00 am

Agenda and decisions

Venue: The Boardroom, Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton. View directions

Contact: Claire Edwards 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of interest.

3.

Items for Decision (Part 1 - Open to the Public):

3a

Extension of Council Tax Discount Scheme for Care Leavers. pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I Bill Hinds, Lead Member for Finance and Support Services, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby:

Approve the extension of the qualifying age under the current Care Leaver Council Tax Discount Scheme to a Care Leavers 25th birthday

The Reasons are: To ensure the scheme compliments the extension to the  council’s corporate parenting responsibilities  .

Options considered and rejected were: Not to extend the scheme.

Assessment of Risk: Looked after children and young people are amongst the most vulnerable groups in our community. As corporate parent, the council has a responsibility to improve their ongoing life chances which includes supporting them to transition into adult life.

The source of funding is Collection Fund.

Legal Advice obtained . Yes

Financial Advice obtained . Yes

Procurement Advice obtained . N/A

 

Contact Officer:  Penny Higgins               Tel No 0161 793 3108

 

*           This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member             /Director

*           The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the             Overview and Scrutiny Scrutiny Panel.

 

 

Signed:  CWV Hinds                       Dated:  8 August 2019.

 

            Lead Member

 

FOR DEMOCRATIC SERVICES USE ONLY

 

*           This decision was published on  _8 August 2019_                                              .

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on _15 August 2019_                                       unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.

 

 

4.

Any other business.

5.

Exclusion of the Public.

6.

Items for Decision (Part 2 - Closed to the Public) - No Items.

7.

Any other business.