David Butterfield

1. How did you distribute the COVID Winter Grant to vulnerable families, i.e. cash, food parcels or retail supermarket vouchers?
2. Did you use this grant to distribute financial support to families of children eligible for Free School Meals?
3. How many children were eligible for Free School Meals and how many children claimed financial support via the grant scheme?
4. Did you use the grant to distribute support to other vulnerable families / individuals and if so, which groups, i.e. homeless etc.?
5. If using supermarket vouchers
(a) which supplier(s) did you use to distribute the vouchers?
(b) how did you choose a supplier?
(c) what were your top 3 mandatory requirements for the service?
(d) did you coordinate the ordering to all beneficiaries/recipients, or was access delegated to schools to administer and order?
(e) did you enter into a direct contract with the supplier or call off via a framework?
(f) when does your contract end?
6. Following Government's extension of the COVID Winter Grant, will you continue to fund Free School Meal vouchers in May half-term and summer holidays?
7. Which role(s) and job functions manage the contract for this service?

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Good Morning,

Re: Request for Information – Freedom Of Information Act 2000.

Thank you for your request for information about COVID winter grant scheme.

Your email request was received on 28/04/2021 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom Of Information Act 2000.

Your request will be processed as soon as possible, and we will try to provide the information within 20 working days as required. The deadline date when the information should be available to you is 27/05/2021.

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Dear David

Please find attached letter in response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards

Jane Buchan
Customer Feedback and Improvement Officer
Customer Feedback, Information and Improvement Team
Core Services Directorate
Postal address: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Customer Feedback, Information and Improvement Team, PO Box 634, Barnsley, S70 9GG

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David Butterfield

Jane Buchan
Customer Feedback and Improvement Officer

Hello Jane,

Thank you for your prompt response which is hugely appreciated.

Best regards,

David Butterfield
Managing Director

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