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Q1 Finance & Performance Monitor

Meeting: 25/08/2016 - Executive (Item 38)

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This report presents details of the overall finance and performance position for the period covering 1 April 2016 to 30 June 2016, together with an overview of any emerging issues. As the first report of the financial year it assesses performance against budgets, including progress in delivering the Council’s savings programme.

 

Decision:

Resolved:  That Executive agree to:

 

(i)           Note the current finance and performance information;

 

(ii)          Continue to look at options for the presentation of performance.

 

 

Reason:       (i)    To ensure expenditure is kept within the approved budget;

 

(ii)          To ensure performance reporting and framework is in line with models of good practice across local authorities.

                             

 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which presented details of the Council’s overall finance and performance position for the period covering 1 April to 30 June 2016, together with an overview of any emerging issues.

 

It was noted that the financial pressures facing the Council were projected at £1,197k an improvement from previous years. An overview of the forecast on a directorate basis was shown at Table 1 of the report, with detail of the main variations and mitigating actions proposed in each Directorate at paragraphs 8 to 28 and performance at paragraphs 37 to 96.

 

Officers highlighted the financial pressures and the challenge of delivering savings of £6.5m to reach a balanced budget. In particular the variations in City & Environmental Services, Adult Social Care and Public Health and reported that any decision regarding the use of the general contingency would be brought back to a future meeting.

 

Resolved:  That Executive agree to:

 

(i)           Note the current finance and performance information;

 

(ii)          Continue to look at options for the presentation of performance. 1.

 

 

Reason:       (i)    To ensure expenditure is kept within the approved budget;

 

(ii)          To ensure performance reporting and framework is in line with models of good practice across local authorities.

                             


 

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