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Additional Restrictions Grant Policy Revision

Meeting: 18/03/2021 - Cabinet (Item 438)

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Report of the Corporate Directory, Community.

Additional documents:




(1)          the Additional Restrictions Grant to fund additional activities supporting Harrow’s businesses, Metropolitan Town Centre, District Centres and Local Centres be allocated in accordance with the proposals set out in the officer report;


(2)           the Director of Finance and the Corporate Director of Community, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Finance and Resources, and Business, Property and Leisure, be authorised to allocate funds in accordance with those proposals detailed in the officer report, noting that the Corporate Director will then delegate operational authority to the Head of Revenue and Benefits and the Acting Director Economy and Culture to implement.


Reason for Decision:  To ensure public funding was allocated in accordance with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Guidance and the Harrow principles set out in the officer report, and to utilise the additional £2.3m increase to rebuild the Harrow economy.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.