Issue details

Practical Support Grant allocation to VCS, district councils and universities in Gloucestershire for the provision of practical and emotional support for people self isolating as a result of Covid-19

To allocate the Practical Support Grant to:

• VCS organisations to ensure that provision of practical and emotional support for those self isolating is available in communities across Gloucestershire
• Gloucestershire University, Hartpury University and the Royal Agricultural College to ensure that they are able to support students to self isolate
• The six district councils to ensure that they can continue to broker support packages for people self isolating and hold contingency funds to put in place additional support packages as necessary

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/10/2021

Representations made

Any representations should be sent to:

Name:  Mary Peplow

Tel. no: 01452 328442



By 5pm on Monday 29 November 2021


Decision due: Between 30 Nov 2021 and 17 Dec 2021 by Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Lead member: Cllr Tim Harman, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities

Contact: Professor Sarah Scott, Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health Email:



Background papers

  • Gloucestershire Outbreak Management Plan