Decision details

Financial Forecasts 2017/2018 - Quarter 2

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Review the council's financial performance for quarter 2.




13.1    The overall financial position and the actions being taken to manage the issues arising be noted; 


13.2.   The fact that the overspend of £0.8m across nursing and homecare will be offset through short term one-off improved Better Care Fund resources, which are currently available until 2019/20 only, be noted. The government has committed to finding a longer term solution for the funding of adult social care; and


13.3.   The Chief Finance Officer be delegated the authority to increase existing Capital Programme budget lines to reflect additional spending funded by ring-fenced grants or contributions, in line with agreed policy objectives.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Benjamin Ainsworth, Head of Finance Email: Tel: 020 8937 1731.

Report author: Conrad Hall

Publication date: 14/11/2017

Date of decision: 13/11/2017

Decided at meeting: 13/11/2017 - Cabinet

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