Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
A report was presented to Cabinet which provided an update on the current use of the Better Care Fund, and recommended that some of the funding be used to support additional resources for Home Energy advice.
1. To note the report regarding the current use of the Better Care Fund, and approve the additional resource within the Housing Strategy & Projects Team for Home Energy.
There is capacity within the Better care Fund allocation to Thanet for additional resources for Home Energy work, which is consistent with the purpose of the funding.
Other possible uses of the funding were considered but cabinet agreed that additional resources were needed for energy efficiency work due to the scale of the need for this work as a result of both the declared climate emergency and the current economic climate.
Report author: Bob Porter
Publication date: 03/03/2023
Date of decision: 02/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 02/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 11/03/2023