Consideration was given to the joint report of the Corporate Director Children and Adults Services and the Human Resources Advice and Support Manager (for copy see file of Minutes).
In discussing the application Members carefully considered the financial situation of the applicant and suggested that she be advised to contact Welfare Rights. Members also considered the impact of granting the request with or without reductions and took into account the guidance for determining applications outlined in paragraph 7 in the report.
Following discussion it was Resolved:
That the application be refused (option 6(a) in the report).