Decision details

Budget 2023/24 Update and Delivery Options

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Policy Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved



The report updates the Strategy & Resources Committee on the progress of the 2023/24 budget process. The appendix contains specific budget proposals that the Committee are asked to endorse


RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That Strategy and Resources Policy Committee:-


1. notes the update on the Council’s 2023/24 budget position, as detailed in the report;


2. endorses the budget proposals set out in the Appendix and notes that the formal budget report be brought to the Strategy and Resources Committee on the 24th of January 2023; and


3. approves the commissioning strategy of external change capacity, as set out in Appendix 2.




Reasons for Decision




The Council is required by law to set a balanced budget each year. This report is pursuant to that objective and is in line with the process and timetable agreed by the Strategy and Resources Committee on 31 May 2022 and 5 July 2022.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected




The Council is required to both set a balance budget and to ensure that in-year income and expenditure are balanced. No other alternatives were considered.


Report author: Ryan Keyworth

Publication date: 22/12/2022

Date of decision: 19/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 19/12/2022 - Strategy and Resources Policy Committee

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