Issue details

Budget Report and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21

This report provides Cabinet with the proposed Revenue Budget, Capital Programme and Council Tax 2020/21 for recommendation to Budget Council on 26th February 2020. The information contained in the report is subject to the Final Local Government Finance Settlement and approval of the Mayor of Greater Manchester Council Tax precepts for 2020/21.

The report also outlines the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21 to 2024/25. The Medium Term Financial Strategy provides the latest budget position for the Council, sets out the key financial challenges and issues which will be faced over the period 2020/21 to 2024/25, and provides details of the assumptions and estimates which underpin the budget. The strategy also takes account of the latest known developments both regional and at a local level and reports on the integration of Health and Social Care within the Pooled Budget arrangements.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Decision due: 11 Feb 2020 by Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due: 12 Feb 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead director:

Contact: Julie Murphy, Section 151 Officer Email:

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  • Budget Report and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2020/21