Decision details

2019/20 Financial Outturn Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report summarises:

The revenue and capital outturn for the financial year ended 31 March 2020 and details of service budget expenditure, carry forwards of capital budgets into 2020/21, Debt and Treasury Management activities.




1.     That the Council’s revenue and capital financial positions for the year be noted:

·        £0.2m surplus against the original 2019/20 budget that will be added to the General Fund Reserve;

·        Contributions to reserves adding £2.8m to General Fund Reserve (inclusive of the £0.2m surplus), as set out in paragraphs 13-14;

·        Use of £13m capital receipts in-year to support transformation (paragraphs 11-12); and

·        £117.2m service capital expenditure against £126.7m budget.


2.     That the Council’s newly created reserves for Children, Families, Lifelong Learning & Culture Inspection and System renewals (£1.2m) and COVID-19 Emergency Funding (£24.3m) (paragraphs 15-16) be approved.


Reason for decision:


Note this report is to comply with the agreed policy of providing a monthly budget monitoring report to Cabinet for approval of any necessary actions.


[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Performance & Resources Select Committee]


Report author: Anna D'Alessandro

Publication date: 26/05/2020

Date of decision: 26/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 26/05/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/06/2020

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