Decision details

Monthly Budget Monitoring Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the month end budget report and make any recommendations as appropriate.




That the Council’s overall revenue and capital budget positions as at 31 October 2018 be noted:-

·      -£8m forecast reduction in the need to use reserves; 

·      £63m savings forecast against the £66m MTFP target;

·      £29m completed actions towards achieving £40m in year cost reductions;

·      The additional in-year government grant funding for winter pressures in adult social care (Annex 2 para 13), and

·      £133m forecast service capital programme outturn against £135m budget.

Reason for decision:


This report was presented to comply with the agreed policy to provide a monthly budget monitoring report to Cabinet for approval and action as necessary.


[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Corporate Overview Select Committee]

Report author: Kevin Kilburn

Publication date: 19/12/2018

Date of decision: 18/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/12/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/12/2018

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