Decision details

Universal Support

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


This reportwill provide an overview of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Universal Support programme (supported employment programme targeted at theeconomically inactive with disabilities/health condition/disadvantage) and seek authorisation to take forward an investment plan across the three upper tier authorities for the programme (with Lancashire County Council as theaccountable body) and acceptance and commissioning of the grant.



The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure or Savings > £2,200,000;

Corporate Priorities : Supporting economic growth;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Contact: Dr M Lawty-Jones Email: Tel: 07740 248800.

Date of decision: 06/06/2024

Effective from: 12/06/2024