Decision details

Folkestone & Hythe District Discretionary COVID Additional Restrictions Grant - Revised Eligibility Criteria

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report sets out proposals for how Folkestone & Hythe district council will use recent government funding awarded to the Additional Restrictions Grant scheme to support local businesses severely affected by the COVID Omicron variant from December 2021.



1.            To adopt the criteria and approach outlined in this report for the Folkestone & Hythe COVID Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme following the recent financial award made by Government in response to the impact pf the COVID Omicron variant.

2.            To agree that the final decision to award Additional Restrictions Grants and any subsequent changes required to the eligibility criteria is delegated to the Director of Place in consultation with the Leader.




Reasons for decision:


The Leader is asked to agree because the government requires local authorities to set out the approach and criteria to be adopted for making Additional Restrictions Grant scheme awards to businesses in their district.


Publication date: 21/01/2022

Date of decision: 21/01/2022

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