Agenda item


(1)      Budget 2022-23 and Medium Term Financial Plan 2022-26


The report provides the Revenue Budget for 2022-23 and Revenue Medium-Term  Financial Plan (MTFP) 2022-26 and the Capital Budget for 2022-23 and Capital MTFP  2022-26, following the Government’s Spending Round Announcement 2021 (SR 2021), on 27 October 2021, and the publication of the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement on 16 December 2021. 


It is important to note that there may need to be some revisions to the figures following receipt of the Government’s February 2022 Final Local Government Finance Settlement figures. It is proposed that any changes to the figures as a result of this announcement, which impact on the Budget 2022-23 and MTFP 2022-26 are delegated to the Council’s Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services.


The budget book is enclosed for only those members who have not previously received it with their Cabinet or Scrutiny agendas. Members are asked to note that Appendices 1,3, 11 and 14 have been updated since those agendas were despatched. Copies of the updated appendices are enclosed. 


(2)      Approval of Revenues and Benefits Policies for 2022-23


The purpose of this report is to update Members on the policies governing the administration of Revenues and Benefits and seek approval for the updates and amendments highlighted.


(3)      Council Tax 2022-23


To provide Council Members with the financial information to enable the Council to calculate and set the Council Tax for 2022-23.



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