Decision details

Quarter Two Budget Monitoring 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide budget monitoring information for the end for quarter 2 with explanations for significant variances. The report may also include budget virements for approval by Cabinet or Council.


RESOLVED that Cabinet agree the £0.84 million allocation from the contain outbreak management fund (COMF) for additional adult social care expenditure as set out in paragraph 70 and appendix A3 of the report.

RECOMMENDED that Council: -

(a)     delegates the final decisions in spending the COMF allocations for winter planning to the director of public health in consultation with the chief executive, and leader of the council as urgent decisions may be required as considered in paragraph 72 of the report; 

(b)    approves the use of £4.2 million of the Covid pressures grant to support the net unavoidable pressures within services as set out in paragraph 67 of the report; and 

(c)     approves the capital virement to accept new grant funding as set out in paragraph 94 of the report.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Leader of the Council


To comply with accounting codes of practice and best practice which requires councils to regularly monitor the annual budget position. To comply with the council’s financial regulations regarding budget virements.

Report author: Nicola Webb

Publication date: 17/12/2021

Date of decision: 15/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/12/2021

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