Issue details

Budget Proposals First Tranche Recommendation

That Cabinet:

1.    Had regard to the consultation feedback received to date and statutory advice detailed in the report when determining the phase one budget proposals, noting that consultation remains open and an addendum will be provided prior to the Cabinet meeting and to the Council meeting;


2.    Noted the timetable for the phase two consultation and formal approval of the 2017/18 to 2026/27 Medium Term Financial Strategy as detailed at section 5;


3.    Noted that budget proposals considered by Council on the 14 December 2016 will form part of the Medium Term Financial Strategy but will not form part of the second stage of consultation or Council debate on 8 March 2017; and


4.    Recommended to Council, having had regard to feedback, approval of the phase one budget proposals, summarised in Appendices 1 and 2, to enable implementation of these budget proposals to commence. These proposals include a council tax increase of 2%, plus the increase of 2% for the Adult Social Care precept.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/10/2016

Decision due: 5 Dec 2016 by Cabinet

Lead director: John Harrison

Department: Corporate Services

Contact: Steven Pilsworth, Service Director Financial Services Email:, 01733 384564 Email: Tel: 01733 384564.

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  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.