Decision details

Budget Strategy 2022/23 to 2025/26

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet will be presented with a progress report on the budget setting process for 2022/23 and beyond and asked to consider appropriate proposals that would assist the Council in setting a balanced budget.


Cabinet resolved to:


(i)  Note the continued commitment to delivering the savings proposed in the MTFS reports approved by Assembly in February 2017 and updated in subsequent years;


(ii)  Note the new proposed savings and growth proposals put forward for 2022/23 onwards, as set put in Appendix 1 to the report, prior to inclusion in the Budget Report in Spring 2022;


(iii)  Agree the proposed consultation process for the budget, as set out in section 9 of the report; and


(iv)  Agree to consult Borough residents and taxpayers on the levying of a 2% General Council Tax increase and a 1% Social Care Precept to support the Borough’s most vulnerable residents, subject to these thresholds being confirmed.

Report author: Philip Gregory

Publication date: 15/12/2021

Date of decision: 14/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/12/2021

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