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Response to recommendations from the Universal Credit Commission

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To adopt the recommendations and endorse the action plan




(1)          the Universal Credit Commission Final Report, Annex 1 to the officer report, be noted; and


(2)          the draft action plan, which had been developed across the Council and wider partnership (Annex 2), be endorsed.


Reason for Decision:  The Member led commission was set up outside of the current Non-Executive arrangements of the Council so had no constitutional basis. This report allowed a reporting route through to Cabinet in order to endorse the recommendations from the review and to sign up to the draft action plan.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Charlie Stewart

Publication date: 15/11/2019

Date of decision: 14/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/11/2019

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