Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership (Agenda Item 15)
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Minutes of the Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership Joint Committee for 18 October 2007.
The Minutes of the Meeting of the Anglia Revenue and Benefits Partnership held on 18 October 2007 were noted and the following recommendations agreed.
(i) Software (Minute No. 54/07)
RESOLVED that £42,210 be released from earmarked reserves to support the project and complete the implementation of the additional software modules.
(ii) Automated Forms Processing (AFP) (Minute No. 55/07)
RESOLVED that £34,002 be released from earmarked reserves to support the project and complete the implementation of the automated forms processing project.
(iii) Website (Minute No. 57/07)
RESOLVED that £28,500 be released from earmarked reserves to enable the redesign and re-launch of the ARP website, subject to a report back to the Joint Committee on the results of the tendering exercise.
(iv) Local Housing Allowance (LHA) (Minute No. 58/07)
(1) the funding from the Department for Work and Pensions be pooled and released to enable the implementation of the LHA to comply with the amended Housing Benefits legislation;
(2) an update be reported to the next meeting; and
(3) information on the scheme be sent to members of the partner authorities to raise awareness, together with arrangements for a workshop session for members.
Reasons for the decision:
The reasons for the recommendations were contained within the Minutes of the Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership Joint Committee held on 18 October 2007.
Alternative options considered:
To agree or not agree with the recommendations of the Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership Joint Committee.
Report author: Elaine Wilkes
Publication date: 21/11/2007
Date of decision: 20/11/2007
Decided at meeting: 20/11/2007 - Cabinet
Effective from: 30/11/2007