Decision details

Medium Term Financial Plan - Executive Proposals (FIN100)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider and approve the implementation of savings proposals (post consultation) in preparation for the 2012/13 Revenue Budget and to reconsider the Council’s financial prospects for the medium term.


The Executive Meeting considered proposals to achieve the indicative savings requirements necessary to achieve a balanced budget for 2012-13 including details of responses to extensive consultation with staff, stakeholders and the public on the proposals and agreed that


(i)            the results of the various consultation exercises, including the comments of Scrutiny Committee from December 2011 undertaken in relation to the savings proposals put forward in September 2011 and the changes that are proposed in response to the consultation be noted;

(ii)          the saving proposals as set out in the report and listed in Appendix Three be agreed for implementation;

(iii)         the recommendations set out in Appendix Six regarding TUPE transfers between the Council and its associated bodies be agreed;

(iv)         the Chief Executive and Corporate Directors be asked, in consultation with the relevant Executive Councillors, to implement the delivery of the proposals, and

(v)          the necessary steps continue to be taken to agree a final balanced budget proposal for 2012-13 and an updated Medium Term Financial Plan to 2014-15 for presentation to the Budget Council Meeting in February 2012.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

Councillors Stuart Bodsworth and Iain Roberts declared personal interests in this item as the parents of children receiving school meals.

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Each proposal or group of proposals set out in the report is the subject of a separate Equalities Impact Assessment and if applicable, an Environmental Impact Assessment

Decision Reference: ED1357

Forward Plan Reference: FIN 100

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation with Scrutiny Committees, Corporate Leadership Team, Senior Officers, partners and other stakeholders was based on an initial report tabled at the Executive Meeting on 5th September 2011.

Contact: Andy Moran, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 4086.

Publication date: 19/12/2011

Date of decision: 16/12/2011

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2011 - Executive

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