Issue details

Draft 2023/24 Budget for Consultation

To obtain approval for the Council’s draft revenue and capital budget 2023/24 as the basis for scrutiny and consultation with residents, staff, businesses, partners, trade unions and schools in line with the Council’s Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/11/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
In accordance with paragraph 3.1.4 (Publication of information before decisions are taken by Executive Members) within Part 5 of the Council’s Constitution (Codes and Protocols, Protocol on Decisions to be taken by Executive Members), the Chief Executive, Peter Bungard, confirms this decision can be taken before five days have elapsed following the publication of the report, for the reasons outlined below:

- The uncertainty surrounding many of the factors affecting setting the draft 2023/24 budget has meant that officers have been working on the draft budget up until the time of publication
- The need to launch public consultation on the draft budget as early as possible to allow as much time as possible for public consultation on the Council’s draft revenue and capital budget 2023/24

Decision due: Between 1 Dec 2022 and 8 Dec 2022 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Lead member: Cllr Lynden Stowe, Deputy Leader & Cabinet Member - Finance and Change



Background papers

  • County Council (16/02/2022): Medium Term Financial Strategy  
  • Cabinet (26/01/2022): Council Strategy and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2022/23 - 2025/26  
  • Council Strategy pdf icon PDF 1 MB