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Overview & Scrutiny Committee
19 Jan 2021 - 18:30 to 19:20
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To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on the 24 November 2020



RESOLVED: that the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 24 November 2020 be approved and signed by the Chairman.

2 Apologies

To receive any apologies for non-attendance.


Apologies for non-attendance were submitted on behalf of Councillor W Fisher

3 Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


There were no declarations of interest

Report of the Corporate Director Resource (and Section 151 Officer) and Finance Team Manager (and Deputy Section 151 Officer)




The Committee received a report of the Corporate Director Resource (and S151 Officer) and the Finance Team Manager (and Deputy S151 Officer) setting out the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26, projected revenue expenditure for 2020-21, revenue estimates for 2021-22 and the capital programme for 2021-22 to 2025-26.

Introducing the report, the Finance Team Manager referred to an unprecedented level of uncertainty and challenging context for setting the budget and MTFS.

RESOLVED: that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee:

(a) support the report together with the draft Medium Term Financial Strategy, projected expenditure for 2020-21, revenue estimates and capital programme for 2021-22 as its proposals for the 2021-22 budget for consultation with stakeholders; in particular,

(b) note the updated draft MTFS position and the revised revenue estimates for 2020-21 and 2021-22;

(c) note the reconciliation of the previous approved MTFS to the updated draft MTFS

(d) support the revised capital programme

(e) support that the minimum level of General Fund Reserves be maintained at £1.5m;

(f) note that the Leader of the Council be authorised to make any necessary amendments to include any late information or to correct any errors or omissions.

Report of Director Legal and Governance


  1. pdf Work programme (444Kb)

The Committee received an update on their work programme for the municipal year 2020-21.

RESOLVED: that progress against the Work Programme be noted.

Declarations of Interests

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