Decision details

Performance and Revenue Outturn 2021 22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide the Cabinet Member with an update of the Council Plan performance position and the revenue outturn position of the Corporate Services and Budget portfolio for 2021 22.


Councillor S Spencer introduced a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, providing an update on the Council Plan performance, and setting out the Council’s final revenue outturn position for 2021-22.




1)   Note the Council Plan performance and the revenue outturn position for 2021-22;


2)   Consider whether there are any further actions that should be undertaken to improve performance where it has not met the desired level;


3)   Note the position on General and Earmarked Reserves;


4)   Approve the allocation of underspend amounts and commitments to Portfolios as set out in paragraph 4.41 of the report;


5)   Approve the release of all the sum of £14.000m held in the earmarked reserve as a contingency against potential funding losses during the Covid-19 recovery period as set out in paragraph 4.42 of the report;


6)   Approve the allocation from the release of earmarked reserves and from underspends, of £10.000m to the Budget Management Earmarked Reserve, £10.000m to a reserve for inflation risks, £5.251m to a reserve for business rates risks and £4.000m to a reserve for cyber security as set out in paragraphs 4.42 to 4.45 in the report; and


7)   Approve contributions from the Finance and ICT budget of £0.010m to an earmarked reserve to support the modernisation of the ICT Traded Services team and £0.200m to provide temporary agency resources for the Operations team as detailed in paragraph 4.32 of the report.

Report author: Louise Scholes

Publication date: 28/07/2022

Date of decision: 28/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/08/2022

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