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Decision details

Budget Monitoring - Month 4

Decision status: Recommendations Approved



The report brought the Committee up to date with the Council’s financial position as at Month 4 2022/23.


RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Communities, Parks and Leisure Policy Committee:-


1.     Note the Council’s challenging financial position as at the end of July 2022 (month 4).



Reasons for Decision


By the law the Council must set and deliver a balanced budget, which is a financial plan based on sound assumptions which shows how income will equal spend over the short- and medium-term. This can take into account deliverable cost savings and/or local income growth strategies as well as useable reserves.



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: 27/09/2022

Date of decision: 26/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/09/2022 - Communities, Parks and Leisure Policy Committee

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