Decision details

Part A: Cabinet Response: Responding to Medium Term Financial Plan (F&R21)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report builds on previous updates to scrutiny and cabinet and presents the cabinet’s change proposals for final consideration ahead of Budget Council in February 2024. The report sits alongside a suite of budget papers presented elsewhere on this agenda.


The Cabinet has considered an update on our strategic approach in responding to the review of the Medium Term Financial Plan and included the budget proposals being considered by the cabinet to address our financial challenges and balance the rising cost of delivering services to the people in our communities who need it most, and has:-


(1) Noted the further development of proposals and the feedback received from the engagement and consultation to date.


(2) Approved the proposals for inclusion within the budget papers for Budget Council.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Significant expenditure or savings;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Attached to each proposal

Decision Reference: CAB441

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: F&R21

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Outlined within the report

Contact: Jonathan Davies, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 218 1025, Gill Lawton Email:

Report author: Jonathan Davies

Publication date: 31/01/2024

Date of decision: 30/01/2024

Decided at meeting: 30/01/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/02/2024

Accompanying Documents: