Issue - decisions

Quarter Two Budget Monitoring and MTFP Report

17/12/2021 - Quarter Two Budget Monitoring 2021/22

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

Reason

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.