Scrutiny of the Administration's Budget Proposals - Tuesday, 13th January, 2015 5.30 p.m.

The Agenda for this meeting will be published 5 clear working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The Minutes and Decisions for this meeting will normally be published within 9 working days following the date of the meeting.

Note: this does not apply to Scrutiny Working Groups or Scrutiny Commissioners meetings, please contact the relevant Scrutiny Officer for more information on the work programme for these Groups.

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices, Narborough. View directions

Contact: Linda McBean  0116 272 7708

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Apologies for absence


Scrutiny of the 2015-16 draft Budget Proposals - presentation from Sarah Pennelli, Financial Services Group Manager pdf icon PDF 209 KB

One of three Budget sessions, this first meeting, as in previous years, is a preparatory session to provide financial context, understanding of the financial challenges for the year ahead and support question preparation.


Supporting information:-


1.    2015/16 Budget overview note (attached)

2.    Financial Budget Summary (including total net expenditure by portfolio) (attached)

3.    Movement in Reserves (attached)

4.    Schedule of External funding as at January 2015 – to follow

5.    Schedule of External funding 2014-15 – to follow

6.    Capital Programme


   Additional information:-

·        Business Rate Pooling update - to follow

·        Medium Term Financial Strategy overview – to follow




Additional documents:


Summary Medium Term Financial Strategy pdf icon PDF 339 KB


To note the date of the next meetings:

Detailed scrutiny of each budget area with Portfolio Holders will take place as follows:


20 January 2015

Strategic Management – Cllr Ernie White

Finance, Efficiency & Assets – Cllr Terry Richardson

Planning, Economic Development & Housing – Cllr Tony Greenwood


27 January 2015

Partnerships & Corporate Services – Cllr David Freer

Neighbourhood & Environmental Services – Cllr Guy Jackson

Community Services – Cllr Maggie Wright

Health Improvement & Leisure Services – Cllr Sheila Scott



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