Decision details

Notice under Rule 13 - Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG): Reference: D51/20

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Additional Restrictions Grants

Decision:

To adopt an initial approach to utilising the “Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)” to provide support to local businesses impacted by the latest national restrictions, and ineligible for support through the existing Local Restrictions Grant, as set out in Appendix 1 (attached).

Delegate to the Council’s Inward Investment Manager the implementation of the approach, and any minor changes, in consultation with the Leader.

Any urgent strategic awards made outside of the approach in Appendix 1 will be agreed in consultation with the Leader.

Note a further authority will be sought to agree further approaches utilising the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

Reasons for the decision:

To provide critical support to local businesses directly impacted by the current additional restrictions, but unable to access existing grant schemes.

Alternative options considered:

There are no alternative options available.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 20/11/2020

Date of decision: 20/11/2020

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