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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Senior Business Support Officer

Business Support - Communities & Resources - Team 1
Warwickshire County Council
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Dear Mr Butterfield
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 22 April 2021.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Kind regards
Joanne Price
Senior Business Support Officer

Business Support - Communities & Resources - Team 1
Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RL

 

 
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David Butterfield

FAO Joanne Price
Senior Business Support Officer

Hello Joanne,

Thank you for your prompt response which is hugely appreciated.

Best regards,

David Butterfield
Managing Director