Issue details

Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Grant Recommendations Summer 2021

To seek approval for grant awards to organisations offering holiday activity and food schemes to benefit eligible Free School Meal (FSM) children during the Summer 2021 School holidays, funded by the DfE HAF Programme

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant impact on communities or those working in two or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Electoral Divisions affected: (All Electoral Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/06/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Notice is given in accordance with regulation 11 of the Local Authorities (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 that the following decision, which is a key decision to be taken by the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education and Skills on or after 15 June 2021, is a case of special urgency:
In accordance with regulation 11, the Chairman of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee has been advised of this matter, and has agreed that the making of the intended key decision is urgent and cannot reasonably be deferred, for the following reason:
The urgency for the making of the intended decision is because the awards of funding need to be made in sufficient time for those who receive the funding to make the necessary arrangements to deliver the services, and the making of such intended decision cannot be reasonably deferred due to that timescale.

Decision due: 15 Jun 2021 by Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Education and Lifelong Skills

Lead member: Councillor Debbie Andre, Independent

Lead director: Assistant Director of Children's Services (Children and Families)

Contact: Suzanne Smith Email:


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