Decision details

Fair Funding Review: review of relative needs and resources consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider East Sussex County Council’s response to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government consultation on the Fair Funding Review.


52.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.

52.2It was RESOLVED to:

1)               endorse the Council’s response to the consultation, as set out at Appendix 1, and the Council’s lobbying position that will be reaffirmed in Section 2 of this report; and


2)               delegate authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Chief Finance Officer, to agree the final consultation response for submission by 12March 2018.


52.3     The Fair Funding Review will establish the base position and methodology for future national funding allocations based on need. It is therefore important that the  Council engages in the process and responds to consultations in relation to the review.

Publication date: 08/03/2018

Date of decision: 06/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/03/2018

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