Issue details

Financial Strategy and Plan 2021-22

The purpose of the report is to update the Council’s medium term financial strategy and action plan to help guide the management of the Council’s finances, considering Government funding for the coming year and potentially future years.

The key recommendations from this report will help formulate the 2021-22 budget, and level of Council Tax.

Cabinet is asked to recommend to Council the following;
(1) The key financial principles and actions of the five year financial strategy
(2) That the current five year Financial Model is noted
(3) That a minimum level of general fund reserves be set, having considered the recommendations from the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee
(4) That the current resources position is noted.

Key issue – yes

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/04/2020

Decision due: 8 Dec 2020 by Cabinet

Decision due: 12 Jan 2021 by Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate Services and Revenues and Benefits

Contact: Mrs Helen Belenger, Divisional Manager for Financial Services Email:


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