Notice of a public

Joint Budget Decision Session - Executive Members for Economy and Strategic Planning, Transport and Environment and Climate Change



Councillors Waller (Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning), D'Agorne (Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Transport) and Widdowson (Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change)



Wednesday, 15 December 2021



4.30 pm



Remote meeting


In view of the changing circumstances around the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting will now be held remotely.  Any decisions made will form recommendations to the Chief Operating Officer.







Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group by:


4:00 pm on Friday 17 December 2021 if an item is called in after a decision has been taken.


*With the exception of matters that have been subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.



Written representations in respect of item on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by 5.00pm on Monday 13 December 2021.




In the interests of wider transparency and consultation relating to budget decision making sessions, all budget reports for these sessions have been published together on Monday 6 December 2022 at A copy is attached for the purpose of this session.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, the Executive Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Monday 13 December 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Public Meetings


Please note that, subject to available resources, this public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at


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3.          Financial Strategy 2022/23 to 2026/27 

(Pages 3 - 38)


The purpose of this Decision Session report is to provide background information for the overall Financial Strategy and to present the draft savings proposals, growth assumptions and capital schemes for the Transport, Environment and Climate Change and Economy and Strategic Planning portfolios. This will provide an opportunity for Executive Members to obtain feedback in advance of the finalisation of the overall Financial Strategy which will be presented to Executive on 7 February 2022.




4.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer


Joseph Kennally

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551573

·        Email






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For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting


·        Registering to speak

·        Written Representations

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports

Contact details are set out above