Decision details

Proposal to establish a Fuel Bank

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder - Homes and Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present an overview of the impact of the increase of energy costs on prepayment customers and propose establishing a fuel bank to offer support to residents in fuel crisis.





a)      As part of the Council’s Cost of Living Response, to support the creation of Fuel Bank in the district through partnership with the Fuel Bank Foundation in line with the proposed referral mechanism


b)      To support £30k of funding to establish the fuel bank split equally from the HRA and General Fund


Reasons for the decision:

To help support residents as part of the Cost of Living Response    

Publication date: 19/01/2023

Date of decision: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 26/01/2023

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