Decision details

PH/20/03 Ipswich Borough Council Policy for the COVID-19 Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council: Property & Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) was announced by Government on 31st October 2020 to enable Local Authorities to support businesses in their areas.  The ARG is intended to operate alongside the separate Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed) scheme.


The proposed Ipswich Borough Council Policy for the administration of this grant scheme is set out in Appendix 1.


To adopt the Policy set out in Appendix 1 and authorise the Chief Executive to determine any applications submitted in accordance with the Policy (i.e. to a maximum value of £3,000 per grant).


Reason: To enable the Council to effectively administer the new grant.


Note: This decision is exempt from call-in to enable the Policy to be implemented and grants to be issued prior to Christmas 2020.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 26/11/2020

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