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Decision details

Discretionary Housing Payments Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the recommendations




1.    the Discretionary Housing Payment Policy in Appendix 2 be approved.


2.    decisions relating to the award of DHP in line with the policy and DWP guidance, be delegated to the Head of Revenues and Benefits, with the final decision in the event of dispute being taken by the Chief Finance Officer.


3.    the Chief Finance Officer be authorised to apply to DCLG for an accounting direction if it appears that the annual allocation will be exceeded in any financial year

Contact: Jayne Gilpin Email: Email:

Report author: Jayne Gilpin

Publication date: 15/02/2018

Date of decision: 13/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/02/2018

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