Decision details

Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the draft Council Plan 2016/17, the Revenue Budget and Capital Programme and to consider whether to implement the savings proposals set out in the report.  


23.1The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Executive


23.2     It was RESOLVED to:


1)            note the revised Medium Term Financial Plan including the movements within the forecast funding gap for 2016/17 - 2018/19 and pressures (Appendix 1 of the report);


2)            note the uncertainty that will remain until the Comprehensive Spending Review on 25 November 2015 and the Local Government settlement announcement;


3)            agree a savings requirement of £23m as a planning assumption for 2016/17;


4)            note the Scrutiny Committees’ initial comments on areas of search (Appendix 4 of the report);


5)            agree the proposed “One Council” framework for planning at paragraph 3.6 -3.19 of the report and savings proposals (Appendix 6 of the report); and


      6)        agree that more detailed work is done on all the above to develop the detailed draft plan for 2016/17 and the following two years




24.3     To note the progress in relation to savings proposals, agree a ‘One Council’ framework for planning and savings proposals and agree that more detailed work be undertaken to develop the detailed draft plan for 2016/17 and beyond


Report author: Becky Shaw

Publication date: 14/10/2015

Date of decision: 13/10/2015

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/10/2015

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