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Budget – Approach to Recovery 2021/22

Meeting: 15/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 61)

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Report of the Strategic Director, Resources and Digital


Consideration has been given to the Council’s budget approach in 2021/22 that will support the delivery of the Council’s thrive objectives alongside the increasing financial challenges of the world pandemic.




The alternative option to that being recommended, but which was discounted, included reducing service areas to reflect reduced funding availability.






That the approach to 2021/2022 budget as set out in the report and the timeline for future reporting to support the delivery of thrive objectives and achieve financial sustainability be approved.




The above decision has been made for the following reasons:






To contribute to the good financial management practice of the Council.






To assist the financial sustainability of the Council over the medium to long term.