Decision details

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Operations and Delivery)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Essex County Council received funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and, in January 2022, paid the Council a grant of £27,510 from this funding, to assist with the recruitment of Domestic Abuse Co-ordinator.
Following some initial delay in recruiting to this post, a Domestic Abuse Co-ordinator is now in post and this agreement sets out the terms and conditions relating to the grant to ensure that is used for the purpose for which it is awarded.


To enter into a Grant Agreement with Essex County Council in respect of funding provided to recruit a Domestic Abuse Co-ordinator to work alongside housing colleagues to provide timely access to specialist DA housing advice and information.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - To enter into Grant Agreement
Option 2 - Not to enter into Grant Agreement. However, this agreement is being entered into in respect of funding already provided to ensure it is used for the purpose it was awarded.
Option 3 -

Publication date: 16/05/2023

Date of decision: 16/05/2023