Decision details

Energy Rebate Discretionary Fund Scheme (WL)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Council House Building

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A Discretionary scheme to provide financial support for rising energy costs.


The Cabinet Member agrees to introduce the Energy Rebate Discretionaryscheme asset outin thedocument EnergyRebate Discretionary Fund Policy.

Reasons for the decision:

The fundingprovided bythe Governmentfor theDiscretionary Scheme is insufficient to be able to award all residents with a rebate. The council will thereforeprioritise low-income households and households where a person receives certain disability benefits, who do not qualify for the main energy rebate scheme.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 28/07/2022

Date of decision: 28/07/2022

Effective from: 05/08/2022

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