Better Care Fund Section 75 Agreement Between Darlington Borough Council (DBC) and Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Reference Number: 0677
Department: People
Date Added: 04 February 2015
Last Updated:

Contact Officer Details

Name: Murray Rose
Telephone: 01325 388099

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Adults and housing scrutiny
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Bryan Thistlethwaite

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Andy Scott Health and Partnerships Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

A Section 75 (S.75) Agreement is required by the Care Act 2014 to replace the Section 256 Agreement between the local authority and the clinical commissioning group. This enables the Better Care Funds to be accessed and jointly spent.

Action: Decision
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 03 March 2015
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: No
Deferral History: The Department of Health consultation on changing the scope of S.75 Agreements is still ongoing (ends 9 March) and so final guidance is not yet published. However, the principles of the Agreement can be made now and the final content put in place once the consultation outcome is published.

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: No

Other Details

Affected Wards: All Wards
Documents to be submitted: Report
Proposed Consultees: None
Consultation Method: N/A