Decision details

Budget Proposals 2017/18 – 2018/19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree the budget proposals for consultation for the financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19 and the medium term financial outlook


1.    Cabinet noted the overall financial position.


2.    Cabinet endorsed the savings previously agreed, as set out in Appendix One.


3.    Cabinet agreed to consult on new draft policy options, as summarised in Appendix two and detailed in Appendix Three.


4.    Cabinet agreed to consult on council tax increases of 3.99% in each of 2017/18 and 2018/19.


5.    Cabinet endorsed the technical assumptions underpinning the budget as set out throughout the report.


6.    Cabinet authorised the drawdown of further capital resources to support delivery of the temporary accommodation reform plan, as set out on paragraph 6.7.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Conrad Hall, Chief Finance Officer Email: Tel: 020 8937 6528.

Report author: Benjamin Ainsworth

Publication date: 24/10/2016

Date of decision: 24/10/2016

Decided at meeting: 24/10/2016 - Cabinet

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