Budget Scrutiny Panel - Tuesday, 1st December, 2020 3.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Zoom. View directions

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No. Item




Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 311 KB

The Panel is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29th September 2020.


Disclosures of Pecuniary and Personal Interests


Declarations - The Party Whip


Questions under Scrutiny Committee Procedure 11.17

No questions were submitted.


Draft Budget 2021-22

A report of the Head of Financial Services regarding the draft Budget 2021-22.


To follow.


General Fund and HRA Revenue Outturn 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 334 KB

A report of the Head of Financial Services, the General Fund and HRA Revenue Outturn 2019-20 as submitted to the Cabinet on 9th July 2020, provided  to support the Panel in its scrutiny of the draft 2021-22 budget.



Commercial Property Acquisitions - process pdf icon PDF 119 KB

A report of the Strategic Director, Commercial Development, Asset and Leisure regarding the process for acquiring commercial properties, including an explanation of the rationale behind the allocation of increased funding (Commercial Property, Enterprise Zone and Town Deal).


Enterprise Zone and Town Deal - process pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Information providing a breakdown of the benefits, assessment of profit, risks and liabilities and its impact on council tax rates in relation to the Enterprise Zone and Town Deal. 


To follow.


Environmental Services Fleet - options pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Information regarding financial proposals for funding the Environmental Services Fleet, including an analysis of other options considered and the benefits of proposed approach.


To follow.


Proposed Recommendations Review

To consider any recommendations the Panel may wish to propose for inclusion in the draft report to be considered at its next meeting;


or to agree a process by which recommendations will be proposed for inclusion in the draft report before the next meeting.