Budget consultation 2019-2020

Our budget process started with consideration of the Resources Plan by full Council on 6 September 2018. This set out the context within which the budget is set. It includes an updated Medium Term Financial Plan 2019-2023 (PDF: 196Kb / 3 pages) covering the period 2018-2022 and considers the budgetary challenges facing us.

Read our Resources Plan 2018-2022 (PDF: 292Kb / 23 pages).

Executive, on 22 January 2019, agreed the proposed revenue and capital budgets. We adjust the proposed budgets, based on the existing detailed base budgets, for proposed savings and areas of new expenditure, known as growth. We consulted on our draft budgets. We asked key stakeholder, such as Parish Councils, for their views. Our scrutiny function played a key role in critically reviewing the budgets. A Residents' Summary was available.

Read our Residents' Summary (PDF: 108Kb / 2 pages).

Proposed Revenue Budget

Read our Proposed Revenue Budget 2019-2020 (PDF: 437Kb / 41 pages). To produce a recommended revenue budget for Council to consider at its meeting on 14 February 2019.

Proposed Capital Budget

Read our Proposed Capital Budget 2018-2023 (PDF: 168Kb / 13 pages). To produce a recommended Capital Programme for 2018-2023 for Council to consider at its meeting on 14 February 2019.

Final Budget

On 14 February 2019, Council considered and approved the budget recommended by the Executive. See the report below for further information.

Approval of Revenue and Capital Budgets 2019-2020 (PDF: 356Kb / 19 pages).

On 21 February 2019, our Accounts and Governance Committee set the total Council Tax that we collect. This is the aggregation of the Council Tax set by ourselves and that notified to us by the County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Parish Councils.

See our report Setting of Combined Council Tax (PDF: 287Kb / 12 Pages).

Comments and queries on the budgets

If you have any comments or queries on the budgets, or the budget process, we would like to hear from you.

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