Decision details

Early Years DSG - Arrangements for FEEE payments Autumn 2020 due to Covid-19

Reference: D52247

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Introduce a minimum funding guarantee for childcare providers in receipt of FEEE, guaranteeing them income over the Autumn term of at least 95% of their Autumn 2019 funding where covid-19 has impacted on the number of children attending their setting


In the absence of the Director of Children & Families, the Chief Officer, Resources and Strategy agreed to offer providers, in autumn 2020, a minimum funding guarantee of 95% of their Autumn 2019 FEEE income, where they have fewer children claiming FEEE in Autumn 2020 due to the impact of Covid-19.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Rebecca McCormack, Lead for Admissions & Family Information 0113 3787217 Email:

Publication date: 25/08/2020

Date of decision: 03/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

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