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COVID 19 RESPONSE – USE/DISTRIBUTION OF FURTHER GRANTS RECEIVED

The infection rate of coronavirus is rising again. The Government has and is intending make further regulations controlling the spread of the virus including self-isolation and possible business closure. As a result of self-isolation the Government has introduced a support package for those on benefit and low income. Such package will be channelled through district councils to distribute in accordance with set guidance and in respect of discretionary grants any further guidance or policy set by the Council.
With regard to enforcement district councils are enforcing authority for some of the regulations. The County Council is providing funds to enable districts to support them with the track and trace system and general enforcement.
This decision puts in place appropriate delegations to deal with the matters arising and approve the discretionary policy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2020

Decision due: 16 Oct 2020 by Chief Executive

Contact: Pat Graham, Chief Executive Email: pat.graham@copeland.gov.uk.

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