Decision details

Reference from Executive 24/11/21 - Quarter 2 Finance Report and Revised Budget 2021-22

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Quarter 2 Finance Report and Revised Budget 2021-22 had been considered by the Executive at its meeting on 24 November 2021 and recommended to Council.


Members considered the report and the recommendation.


Councillor M Johnson moved the report as Leader of the Council.


The motion was seconded by Councillor C Sharpe.


A vote was taken and the and the motion was agreed unanimously.






i.  The forecasted position against the original revenue and capital budgets at the end of quarter 2 be noted

ii.  The requirement for a county wide LGR Implementation Reserve be noted

iii.  The establishment of an implementation reserve/ budget provision of up to £1.6 million as Allerdale BC’s contribution to the LGR implementation costs be approved, subject to contributions being approved by all the Cumbrian authorities

iv.  Responsibility be delegated to the Chief Officer – Assets (Section 151 officer) to identify a funding source for the Implementation Reserve from earmarked reserves, and to pay the contribution, or appropriate proportion thereof, to the County Council in January 2022

v.  The revised budget (inclusive of spend from earmarked reserves) of £19.691m be approved

vi.  The revised net revenue budget requirement of £15.911m be approved

vii.  The revised three-year capital budget (including proposed financing) of £42,193k, comprising £7,569k in 2021-22, £19,280k in 2022- 23 and £15,344k in 2023-24 be approved

viii.The revised position on earmarked and un-earmarked general fund balances be noted

ix.  The updated forecast MTFP be noted.



Publication date: 09/12/2021

Date of decision: 08/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2021 - Council

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