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Use of the Anti-Poverty Responsive Budget

To extend the use of the Council's Anti-Poverty Responsive Budget to include projects delivered by community organisations.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/12/2020

Decision due: 28 Jan 2021 by Executive Councillor for Communities

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Communities

Department: Corporate Strategy

Contact: Andrew Limb, Assistant Chief Executive Email: andrew.limb@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: Requested for pre-scrutiny by Cllrs Matthews & Payne.

Background Information: The Anti-Poverty Responsive Budget was recommended in a report to this committee in June 2018. It was proposed to be used for projects led by the Council. This report recommends extending use of this fund to projects delivered by community organisations, as experience has shown that in some circumstances they may be better placed to secure the desired outcomes.


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