Decision details

2023/24 Budget and 2023-28 Medium Term Financial Strategy - Updated Information

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To inform Members of the latest information on spending and resources to be used in setting the 2023/24 budget and the Strategic Director for Resources reserves risk assessment


That Cabinet:


1.     Notes the latest resource and spending information, the advice and the impact on the emerging budget proposals presented in the report;

2.     Notes the Strategic Director for Resources’ risk assessment on the level of general reserves, as detailed in Appendix B of the report;

3.     Publishes, in light of the information provided, their 2023/24 budget resolutions for recommendation to Council on 7 February 2023; and

4.     Authorises the Strategic Director for Resources to incorporate the outstanding resource information into the budget resolutions to be considered by Council on 7 February 2023.

Report author: Virginia Rennie

Publication date: 27/01/2023

Date of decision: 27/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/01/2023 - Cabinet

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