Consultation outcome

Local support to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for living expenses: call for evidence

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

This response to a call for evidence sets out the case for reforming the 4 social fund payments - Cold Weather, Winter Fuel and Funeral Payments and Sure Start Maternity Grants.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

This sought views on how to support local delivery of assistance to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans.

Documents

Local support to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for living expenses: a call for evidence

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Social Fund spend by local authority

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Consultation description

This call for evidence set out the government’s proposals on how central government local delivery of assistance to replace Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans for general living expenses. It set out our plans for delivery by local authorities in England in more detail and invited involvement in discussions on how the locally-based service could be designed and administered.

Who the call for evidence is aimed at

This call for evidence is aimed at upper-tier local authorities, welfare rights organisations and other customer representative groups. Also any other interested groups or individuals.

Government response

On 23 June 2011 the government published its response to this call for evidence.