Budget Scrutiny Panel
Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, at the Council Offices, Southfields, Loughborough. View directions

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Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 85 KB

The Panel is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 2nd October 2018.


Disclosures of Pecuniary and Personal Interests


Declarations - The Party Whip


Questions under Scrutiny Committee Procedure 11.17

No questions were submitted.


Draft General Fund and HRA Budgets 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 567 KB

To consider the Draft General Fund and Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budgets 2019/20 report that is due to be considered by the Cabinet on 13th December 2018 and which is attached.


In preparing for this meeting, members of the Panel identified that the following issues should be considered at the meeting and the attendance of the listed Cabinet Lead Members and officers has been requested:




Relevant Cabinet Lead Member and Officers

Use of reserves

Councillor Barkley

Strategic Director of Corporate Services

Impact of reductions in County Council services on Borough Council’s budget

Councillor Barkley

Strategic Director of Corporate Services

HRA budget including conclusion of the decent homes contract

Councillor Harper-Davies

Councillor Mercer

Strategic Director of Housing, Planning & Regeneration and Regulatory Services

Head of Landlord Services

Garden waste bin charges

Councillor Harper-Davies

Head of Cleansing and Open Spaces



Further Meetings of the Panel 2018/19

Further meetings of the Panel in 2018/19 have been scheduled as follows:


·         Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 6.00pm – to consider the Panel’s draft report.


Exempt Information

To enable the Panel to exclude members of the public and consider any exempt information where the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, if required.