Decision details

Reconciling Policy Performance and Resources - State of the County

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To begin the Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources process for 2017/18 and beyond


9.1       The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Executive.


9.2       It was RESOLVED to:


i)              agree to the continued development of a three year business and a five year financial plan based on existing priority outcomes and operating principles;

ii)             note that the anticipated financial context for the period 2016/17 to 2018/19 remains with a savings requirement of £70m to £90m;

iii)            agree to continue to develop plans for savings of £17.3m in 2017/18 from the areas of search set out in paragraph 7 of the report for consideration by Cabinet in October 2016;

iv)           note the evidence base on demographics and the policy and resources outlook as set out in the report and in Appendices 2 and 3;

v)            note the developing proposals for lobbying, communications and engagement as set out in paragraph 6 of the report;

vi)           approve the updated current Capital Programme 2016 – 2018 as set out  in Appendix 3; and

vii)          note the work in progress to develop a Capital Programme and Strategy for 2018 – 2023 in Appendix 4, which will be considered in full in October


9.3       The report begins the Council’s Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources process for 2017/18 and beyond

Report author: Jane Mackney

Publication date: 09/11/2017

Date of decision: 28/06/2016

Decided at meeting: 28/06/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/07/2016

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