Issue - decisions
Welfare and Debt Advice Services
A report by the Director of Finance set out the work undertaken at the Council’s One Stop Shops and Libraries in relation to financial advice to residents. It also provided details on the provision of information and advice on fuel tariffs and the opening of bank accounts to further improve financial inclusion.
(1) the progress on the delivery of welfare and debt advice services be noted; and
(2) the Welfare Rights Unit currently managed by the Department of Adult Social Services be transferred to the Finance Department.