Decision details

2020/21 Finance Report Quarter 3

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide information on the Quarter 3 (to 31 December 2020) financial position of the Council




1)    That the report and Appendix A be noted.


2)    That the estimated position with regard to the approved contributions to and use of reserves be noted.




3)    That the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account Capital programme be approved as set out in table 5 and 7 of Appendix A.


4)    The NNDR S31 grant for expanded retail relief and the nursery reliefs in 2020/21 is carried forward in reserves to cover the NNDR deficits recognised in 2021/22 (as detailed in section 5.3.1)


5)    That the income received from the NNDR & Council Tax income compensation scheme be carried forward in a reserve to cover the deficits recognised in future years (As detailed in section 5.3.2)


Reasons for the decision:

To provide timely information to Members on the overall financial position of the Council

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: Carl Holland, Deputy Head of Finance Email:, Samantha Knowles, Strategic Finance and Compliance Manager Email:

Report author: Carl Holland

Publication date: 18/02/2021

Date of decision: 16/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 16/02/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/02/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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