Child Winter Heating Assistance: service level agreement between The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Scottish Ministers

Service Level Agreement between The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Scottish Ministers in respect of Child Winter Heating Assistance.

3. Duration

3.1 The initial Agreement commenced in November 2020, on the date on which DWP delivered their Services as outlined at Para 2.1 and Para 2.2. This Agreement replaces the Initial Agreement. It shall commence on the date this Agreement is signed. Subject to termination by either party, it shall remain in force for an indefinite period. This Agreement is subject to review by each party on or before the date twelve (12) months after the signing of this Agreement or when deemed appropriate by each party.

3.2 This Agreement may be varied by mutual written agreement of each party at any time during the term. Variations to this Agreement will be agreed by each party and no work will be undertaken until principles for funding the work are agreed. For the avoidance of doubt, any variations agreed between the parties must be put forward in writing and shall form an amendment to this Agreement.

3.3 In the event of DWP or Scottish Ministers choosing to terminate this Agreement, DWP and Scottish Ministers shall prepare and agree an appropriate exit plan for the termination of the services which will seek to ensure no impact on the delivery of CWHA.

3.4 Each party will provide twelve (12) months' notice of termination in writing.



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