Decision details

Budget Setting, Medium Term Financial Plan and Capital Strategy 2022-23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the capital and revenue budget and proposed Council Tax, the financial Medium Term Plan and the Capital Strategy




1)    That the Breckland revenue estimates and parish special expenses for 2022-23 and outlined position through to 2025-26 (as set out in Appendix B and E of the report) be approved.


2)    That the capital estimates and associated funding for 2021-22 and 2022-23 and outline position through to 2025-26 (as set out in Appendix H of the report) be approved.


3)    The fees and charges shown at Appendix D and D2 of the report, for adoption on 1 April 2022 be approved.


4)    The Council Tax is set at £103.68 for a Band D property in 2022-23 (a £4.95 per annum increase on 2021-22 levels).


5)    The financial Medium Term Plan at Appendix A (of the report) be approved.


6)    The Capital Strategy at Appendix G (of the report) be approved.


Reasons for the decision:

To comply with budgetary and policy framework and allow consultation with Members.

Alternative options considered:


1)    That recommendations 1 to 6 above be approved.

2)    That amendments are made before recommendations 1 to 6 above be approved.

3)    That some of the recommendations 1 to 6 be approved.

Report author: Alison Chubbock

Publication date: 07/02/2022

Date of decision: 07/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2022 - Cabinet

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