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Medium Term Financial Strategy

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an open officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet Member for Finance and Strategy Councillor Amanda De Ryk, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed to:


·         Note the risks with regards to current year budget reduction measures, the long term impact of Covid and the uncertainty of future government funding; and the potential for this to impact negatively on the budget reduction levels required for 2023/24;

·         Agree the 2023/24 to 2026/27 Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) and outline approach being taken to identify budget reduction proposals required to meet the remaining estimated budget gap of £36m over the next four years; and

·         Agree the timetable for bringing forward budget reduction proposals and building the 2023/24 budget to Full Council in February/March 2023.


Publication date: 08/07/2022

Date of decision: 06/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 06/07/2022 - Mayor and Cabinet

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