Decision details

Draft Budget 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The purpose of this report is to set out the Council’s budget proposals for 2021/22 and beyond.

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED:

 

(1)     To note the overall financial position, as set out within the report.

 

(2)     To consult on the new budget proposals, as set out in Appendices B and C of the report.

 

(3)     To consult on a Council Tax increase of 4.99% in 2021/22.

 

(4)     To endorse the approach to the statutory process of consultation, scrutiny and equalities between December 2020 and February 2021, as set out in Section 6 of the report.

 

(5)     To endorse the changes to the technical budget assumptions underpinning the budget, as set out in Section 4 of the report.

 

(6)     To note the position with regard to the funding for Schools and the Dedicated Schools Grant, as set out in Section 7 of the report.

 

(7)     To consult on a rent increase of 1.5% (CPI + 1%) for the 2021/22 Housing Revenue Account budget, as set out in Section 8 and Appendix D of the report.

 

(8)     To note the position with regard to the Capital programme, as set out in Section 9 of the report.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Minesh Patel, Director of Finance Email: minesh.patel@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4043.

Report author: Ravinder Jassar

Publication date: 07/12/2020

Date of decision: 07/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/12/2020

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