It has now been announced by Central Government that the Test and Trace Support Payment (TTSP) scheme will be extended up to the end of March 2022.
Test and Trace Support Payments are vital for local residents who on low income and may be facing financial difficulty due to being requested to self-isolate.
TTSPs are a £500 lump sum payment that can be awarded based on Government guidelines and in relation to discretionary payments: funding availability.
Councillor Miles Parkinson OBE, Leader of the Council, said:
‘It is great news that the Test and Trace Support scheme has been extended to further assist local residents through times of financial difficulty.’
For more information or to apply for Test and Trace Support Payments, please visit this link.