Issue details

Household Support Grant

To agree the local eligibility framework to be used to distribute the Household Support Fund

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£500,000 & Affects from than one division;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/04/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The Household Support Fund is money NYCC distributes to people on low income, funded by the government. Originally it was run for 6 months to 31 March, but the government has extended it for 6 months (starting 1 April) and changed the national rules. This decision is required as soon as possible to enable the distribution of the funding.

Decision due: 22 Apr 2022 by Executive Member for Corporate Services

Lead member: Executive Member for Corporate Services

Lead director: Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Neil Irving, Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities Email: Email:

Consultation process

Meetings and emails with officers.


District Councils.


Background papers