Decision details

Corporate Financial Monitoring Report - Quarter 2, 2023-24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the second quarter Revenue & Capital Monitoring forecast and to consider any specific recommendations on the application of resources in-year, including movements to and from reserves, as required by financial procedure rules.




1)    That the forecast revenue outturn position at Quarter 2 for 2023/24 (£16.1m overspend), and the forecast year end position on the Council’s reserves and balances (£47.4 Reserves, of which £35.4m are Usable Reserves) be noted;

2)    That the Quarter 2 forecast HRA position (£34k surplus) and forecast year-end reserves position be noted;

3)    That the Quarter 2 forecast capital monitoring position for 2023/24 in regard to Capital (£57.9m underspend) be noted;

4)    That approval be given to the re-profiling of the 2023/24 capital plan as set out in the slides appended to the considered report;

5)    That approval be given to £0.32m to purchase three highways tipper vehicles with delivery expected before April 2024;

6)    That the Quarter 2 treasury management prudential indicators be noted.

Report author: Sarah Hill

Publication date: 15/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/11/2023

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