Decision details

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017-18 to 2026-27 - NOV16/CAB/69

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That Cabinet approved the Phase One Budget Proposals (Appendix 1), including a Council Tax increase of 4 per cent, as the basis for public consultation.

Reasons for the decision:

The Council must set a lawful and balanced budget. The approach outlined in the report works towards this requirement.


Alternative options considered:

No alternative option had been considered as the Cabinet was responsible under the Constitution for initiating Budget Proposals and the Council was statutorily obliged to set a lawful and balanced budget by 11th March annually.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Background Documents:


Publication date: 07/11/2016

Date of decision: 07/11/2016

Effective from: 11/11/2016