Cabinet Vision Statement 2022 - 2027 (July 2022)

Tackling Poverty

  • Appoint a Cabinet Member to lead on the Tackling Poverty Agenda.
  • Review the Terms of Reference of the Tackling Poverty Advisory Panel to ensure that they have the necessary scope to undertake a review of the work required in relation to Tackling Poverty.
  • Request that the Tackling Poverty Advisory Panel immediately begins an additional strand of work in relation to the current cost of living crisis.
  • Work with external bodies to tackle and understand what can be done to support residents immediately and in the short term in order to mitigate the negative effect on individual finances as the cost of living continues to spiral.
  • Support the devolution of the administration of welfare and the necessary infrastructure required to prepare for it.