Decision details

Authority To Apply For Grant Funding For The Afghan Resettlement and Assistance Programme

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This decisions seeks approval to apply for grant funding from the Home Office for the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Scheme.

Decision:

To approve the application to apply for grant funding from the Home Office for the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Programme, initially to house two families, with the possibility of increasing to up to 16 families depending on development, outcomes and local implications.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Individual Cabinet Member Scheme of Delegation (Part 3 - Constitution section 13 Section 1.1 - Bids for External Funding)

Parties Consulted: Leader of the Council

Contact: Anne Kittappa Email: anne.kittappa@brent.gov.uk.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 03/09/2021

Date of decision: 02/09/2021

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