Issue details

Issue details

Support to families with children who are eligible for free school meals during the Easter Half Term School Holidays (2023/03/16A)

Approval to provide support to families with children who are eligible for Free School Meals during the Easter Half Term Holidays at a cost of up to £1.1m.


Funded from the £12.9m government fund allocated to Manchester under Household Support Fund 4 which will provide support to households across Manchester impacted by the energy and cost of living crisis, which was confirmed by the Department for Work and Pensions on 21 February 2023.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/03/2023

Decision due: Not before 24th Apr 2023 by City Treasurer (Deputy Chief Executive)

Lead director: Carol Culley

Department: Corporate Core

Contact: Matthew Hassall, Head of Corporate Assessments Email:


Background papers

  • Initial Recommendations on Delivery of Household Support Fund 4