Decision details

National Budgets Update; Implications and Updated Local Forecast

Decision Maker: Corporate Resources Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To receive a presentation from the Chief Executive and Corporate Finance Manager on the national budget position and the implications.


(a)       That the Committee supports the Stages 1 and 2 budget proposals as detailed in agenda items 6-9 for recommendation to Cabinet and Council;


(b)       That the Committee notes the recommendations from the five other Overview & Scrutiny committees;


(c)       That the Committee fully supports the #BacktheAsk strategy; and


(d)       That the Committee accepts that the questions on transport costs will need to be addressed outside of the meeting before a response can be made, and notes that further work will be done on transport anomalies to establish whether the efficiency amount can be improved.

Report author: Gary Ferguson

Publication date: 10/01/2019

Date of decision: 15/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2018 - Corporate Resources Overview & Scrutiny Committee