Decision details

Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Provide update on the MTFP


RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)    acknowledged the progress in delivering a sustainable balanced budget for 2024/25;

(b)   endorsed the updated MTFP position; and

(c)    approved the implementation of a voluntary redundancy process to support the delivery of a balanced budget for 2024/25 with delegation to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to develop an appropriate policy.

Voting: Unanimous


To comply with accounting codes of practice and best practice which requires councils to have a rolling multi-year medium term financial plan. To present progress on delivering a balanced budget for 2024/25 and a high-level overview of the current medium term financial plan position. To ensure a prudent approach to financial management based on traditional local government financial management processes. To present ongoing progress against the Best Value Notice requirement to establish a sound budget setting process and begin preparation for the 2024/25 budget as soon as possible and draft a sustainable MTFP and three-year budget by the end of September 2023.


Report author: Adam Richens

Publication date: 24/11/2023

Date of decision: 22/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 22/11/2023 - Cabinet

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