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Budget Report 2020/21

Meeting: 26/02/2020 - Council (Item 23)

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For Council to consider the Budget Report 2020/21.

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The Council considered a report outlining the recommendations of the Cabinet, as moved by Councillor Brett and seconded by Councillor Rowbotham, in respect of the Revenue Budget, Capital Budget, Council Tax, Pay Policy, Capital Investment and Disposal Strategy, Treasury Management Strategy and Medium Term Financial Strategy for 2020/2021.


It was noted that an amendment had been received to the Motion, which was moved by Councillor Dearnley and seconded by Councillor Holly. Upon being put to the vote the Mayor declared the amendment lost.


The Motion as moved and seconded was then voted upon by means of a recorded vote.


Voting for the motion: Councillors Ali Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shakil Ahmed, Daalat Ali, Sultan Ali,Besford, Blundell, Brett, Cocks, Dale, Dearnley, Neil Emmott, Susan Emmott, Emsley, Gartside, Hartley, Heakin, Holly, Hornby, Howard Hussain, Joinson, Martin, Massey, Meredith, Nolan O’Neill, O’Rourke, Rana, Rashid, Rowbotham, Rush, Sheerin, Angela Smith, Susan Smith, Sullivan, Taylor, Wardle, Wazir, West, Donna Williams, Peter Williams, Winkler, Wraighte, Zaheer and Zaman.


Abstaining on the motion: Councillors Davidson and Kelly.


Accordingly, the motion was declared to be carried and it was RESOLVED



1        The revenue estimates for 2020/2021 as submitted in the Budget Report attached to this report be approved.


2        The level of Council Tax increase at 3.99% be approved including a precept of 2% for Adult Social care.


3        It be noted that, at its meeting on 18th December 2019, Council calculated the amount of 55,745 as its Council Tax base for the year 2020/2021 in accordance with Section 31B of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (“the Act”), as amended by the Localism Act 2011.


4        The following amounts now be calculated by the Council for the year 2020/2021 in accordance with Sections 30 to 36 of the Act:


·       £599,823,969.00 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(2) of the Act.

·       £508,108,661.00 being the aggregate of the amounts which the Council estimates for the items set out in Section 31A(3) of the Act.

·       £91,715,308.00   being the amount by which the aggregate under Section 31A(2) exceeds the aggregate under Section 31A(3), calculated by the Council, in accordance with Section 31A(4) of the Act, as its council tax requirement for the year

·       £1,645.27 being the amount calculated under Section 31A(4), divided by the Council Tax Base (55,745), in accordance with Section 31B of the Act, as the relevant basic amount of its Council Tax for the year, including 1% for Adult Social Care. The relevant basic amount being £143.84 for Adult Social Care and £1,501.43 for Other Council Expenditure.




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