Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has awarded a Community Discharge Grant (CDG), under Section 31 of the Local Government Act 2003, to City of Wolverhampton Council as nominated Local Authority within the Black Country Transforming Care Partnership (TCP).
1. That City of Wolverhampton Council accepts, holds and distributes the Community Discharge Grant awarded by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on behalf of the Black Country region which includes the administrative areas of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton Transforming Care Partnership.
2. That the Council accepts the role of accountable body to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care for the grant.
3. That the Council enter into such legal agreements as necessary to receive the grant as lead authority on behalf of the Black Country Transforming Care Partnership and any further grant payments in 2021-22 and 2022-23.
4. That the Council sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to accept the grant of £657,414 for the Black Country Region.
5. That the creation of a supplementary revenue budget in accordance with the MOU document, fully funded by the grant be approved.
6. That it be noted that City of Wolverhampton Council would not be responsible for decisions regarding the approval of grant applications and monitoring of the use of the grant, this would remain the role of the Black Country Transforming Care Partnership Board, of which we are a key partner.
Report author: Sarah E Davies
Publication date: 12/11/2020
Date of decision: 11/11/2020
Decided at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Effective from: 18/11/2020