Decision details

Violence Reduction Unit Grant Funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to bid for 3-year grant funding from the Home Office as part of the Avon and Somerset Regional Violence Unit to maintain the Bristol component of the Violence Reduction Unit and if successful accept and spend the funding.




1.      Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet member and Deputy Mayor - Children Services, Education and Equalities to submit a bid for funding (in partnership with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner) to the Violence Reduction Unit and any associated Home Office VRU grant initiatives and if successful, to accept and spend the funding (including procuring and awarding contracts which may be over £500k) of up to £1.6 million as outlined in this report.



Report author: Becky Lewis

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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