Decision details

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Economy & Place)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This letter follows the decision published on 6th February 2023 regarding the allocations for year 1 of the Shared Prosperity Fund, setting out that £10,203 has been allocated to support residents with the cost of living.
A number of projects have been explored, and working with Community Voluntary Services Tendring (CVST) represents the best opportunity to make the most impact with this available funding.
CVST propose to coordinate a voucher scheme to support Tendring residents in need, with vouchers to the value of £30 (food


Concurrence agreed via email by the Portfolio Holder for Business and Economic Growth, via email on 2nd March 2023.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - not awarding the funds to CVST and exploring further options for use of the funding. This would reduce the amount of support available to residents for assistance with the rising cost of living, and also reduce the speed at which support was available.

Publication date: 09/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

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