Decision details

Covid-19 - Update on Response and Recovery

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a further update report on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


The Portfolio Holder for Environment and Regeneration commented that the Council had been successful in its application for funding under the Government’s Next Steps programme. He also clarified that the funding under the Discretionary Business Grant scheme had come from central government.


In response to a question from Councillor R Fletcher, the Leader clarified that the areas used to report infections were not ward boundaries but middle super output areas. He undertook to provide Councillor Fletcher with a link to a map of the areas.


In response to a question from Councillor S Gardiner, the Portfolio Holder for Finance, IT and Communication provided a breakdown of the estimated potential gross financial pressure of £70m referred to in paragraph 7.2.4 of the report. She could provide further details in writing if needed.




That Cabinet notes the issues outlined in the report.


Publication date: 14/11/2020

Date of decision: 10/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/11/2020

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