Decision details

Additional Restrictions Discretionary Business Grant: Omicron Top-Up

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


On 31 December 2021 the Council received notification from the Government that there would be a top-up of the Additional Restrictions Discretionary Business Grant (ARG). In allocating the third ARG top-up payment Local Authorities are encouraged to prioritise businesses severely impacted by the rise of the Omicron variant, including businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors not eligible for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant.


This decision is being dealt with under the Special Urgency Procedures and will also be protected from Call-in.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 11/01/2022

Date of decision: 10/01/2022