Decision details

Draft Revenue Budget 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision:


This report presented a draft Revenue Budget for 2022/23 and sought approval to go out to consult residents and statutory stakeholders upon it.  A final budget report would be presented in February with the results of the consultation, the final local government financial settlement identifying central government support and the overall level of reserves.  This would form the basis of the Council Tax report to February Council.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


It is a legal requirement under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 to set a balanced budget and monitor progress.  This report was the first stage of that process.


The decision:


That Cabinet approves the draft revenue budget in this report for consultation with residents and statutory partners.  The detail will be reported to February Cabinet when the final budget will be approved and recommended to Council.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Noel O'Neill, Interim Director of Finance (S151 Officer) Email:

Report author: Noel O'Neill

Publication date: 08/12/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/12/2021

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