The Closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) and Transfer to the Local Authorities

Reference Number: 0694
Department: People
Date Added: 03 November 2015
Last Updated: 06 January 2016

Contact Officer Details

Name: Kevin Kelly/Turai Perumal
Email: Kevin.Kelly@darlington.gov.uk
Telephone: 01325 405126/ 406307

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Adults and housing scrutiny
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Sue Richmond
Email: Sue.Richmond@darlington.gov.uk

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Veronica Copeland veronica.copeland@darlington.gov.uk Adult Social Care and Housing Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

To update Cabinet on national changes to the Independent Living Fund (ILF) and seek decision on the recommendation to implement the closure of the ILF and the transfer of resource and responsibility to the local authority.

Action: Decision
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 09 February 2016
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: Yes
Deferral History: Deferred from 8 December 2015 and 5 January 2016 meetings of Cabinet.

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: No

Other Details

Affected Wards: All Wards
Documents to be submitted: Report & EIA
Proposed Consultees: Recipients of ILF and advocates
Consultation Method: Individual reviews/ reassessments