Decision details

Budget Inflation for Costs, Salaries, Fees and Charges 23/24

Decision Maker: Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Committee agreed the following budget assumptions for 2023/24, which would result in an estimated budget deficit of £1.27m, requiring savings to be made in accordance with paragraph 3.6 of the report:


1.    Salaries 5%

2.    Costs 3%

3.    Fees & Charges

a)    5% Concessionary

b)    Charge the maximum allowed for statutory fees and charges.


The Committee also asked the Chief Executive to present, at the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee on 28 November 2022, a proposed process for reviewing the Council’s staffing and management structure.

Report author: Paul Taylor

Publication date: 05/10/2022

Date of decision: 27/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 27/09/2022 - Corporate Policy and Resources Committee

Effective from: 11/10/2022

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