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Business Item
Half Year Financial Performance 2021/22
Is a Key Decision:
Decision Type:
Decision Maker:
Date of Decision
Tue 2 Nov 2021
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Report of the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Resources
Matter for Decision (to consider...)

This report provides Cabinet with an overview of the Council’s projected financial performance for the financial year 2021/22 in respect of the General Fund, Reserves, Housing Revenue Account (HRA), the Capital Programme, and the Collection Fund.

Specific coverage of the financial implications of the Covid-19 pandemic during 2021/22 is also included in the report.

Service Area
Financial Services, Corporate Performance & Risk Management
Service Area 2
Not Applicable
Contact for Background Papers:

Brian Mew

Chief Finance Officer and Section 151 Officer
01394 444571

Background Papers:
See table in report for full details of background papers
Is Decision District Wide
Decision Made

1. That the Council’s financial position for the first half of 2021/22 together with projections of the full year outturn, reserve balances, and capital spend be noted. 


2. That the areas of financial risk identified, the impact of which will be reflected in the Medium-Term Financial Strategy due to be considered by Cabinet in December, be noted.


3. That the additional financial commitments approved in the first half of the year and their impact on the General Fund and reserve levels be noted.

Reason for Decision
The key focus of the Financial Sustainability theme is the development, monitoring and achievement of the savings and income increases required to ultimately close the Council’s projected budget gaps.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Any Declarations of Interest Declared
Any Dispensation Granted

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Aldeburgh and Leiston; Beccles and Worlingham; Bungay and Wainford; Carlford and Fynn Valley; Carlton and Whitton; Carlton Colville; Deben; Eastern Felixstowe; Framlingham; Gunton and St Margarets; Halesworth and Blything; Harbour and Normanston; Kelsale and Yoxford; Kesgrave; Kessingland; Kirkley and Pakefield; Lothingland; Martlesham and Purdis Farm; Melton; Orwell and Villages; Oulton Broad; Rendlesham and Orford; Rushmere St Andrew; Saxmundham; Southwold; Western Felixstowe; Wickham Market; Woodbridge; Wrentham, Wangford and Westleton


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Date & Time CreatedUser Full NameStatus DescriptionDetails
 Page 1 of 4, items 1 to 10 of 40.
20/10/2021 11:28:43Alli StoneBusiness Item Created 
20/10/2021 11:28:43Alli StoneCommittee AddedCabinet
20/10/2021 11:28:43Alli StoneMeeting Added02/11/2021 6:30PM
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedAldeburgh and Leiston
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedBeccles and Worlingham
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedBungay and Wainford
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedCarlford and Fynn Valley
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedCarlton and Whitton
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedCarlton Colville
20/10/2021 11:29:36Alli StoneWard AddedDeben


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