Decision details

New Forest Disability Information Services - Just Got Home / Independence Matters.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder - Housing and Homelessness

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to seek approval from the Housing and Homelessness Portfolio Holder to provide additional funding to New Forest Disability Information Services (NFDIS) to cover the shortfall in costs for them to provide the Just Got Home and Independence Matters schemes.

Approval is also sought for an additional £17,660 for the financial year 2024/25.


On 8 July 2024, Cllr Steve Davies, the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Homelessness made the following decision:

That an additional £17,660 is provided to NFDIS in the form of a grant to continue with the Just Got Home Scheme at Lymington and Romsey Hospital for the financial year 2024/25.

Any member of the Council, who is not a Portfolio Holder, who considers that this decision should be reviewed should give notice using the call-in facility at the top of this page on the Council’s intranet / extranet site. Alternatively, notice can be given to the Monitoring Officer (Tanya Coulter) (in writing or by e-mail) to be received ON OR BY 5.15 pm on 15 July 2024.

Details of the document the Portfolio Holder considered are attached below.

Reasons for the decision:

See Report

Alternative options considered:

See Report

Declarations of Interest(s): N/A

Contact: Richard Knott, Strategic Director – Housing & Communities Email: Tel: 023 8028 5242, Kirsty M Farmer, Service Manager - Housing Resident Service Email:

Publication date: 08/07/2024

Effective from: 16/07/2024

Current call-in Count: 0

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