Decision details

Quarter 4 Budget & Performance Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To review performance for Quarter 4 2022/23 and report the provisional financial outturn for revenue and capital budgets for the year ended 31 March 2023, subject to external audit.


To provide assurance that progress has been made towards delivery of the agreed revenue budget and service delivery targets, and that the reasons for major variances or potential under-performance are understood and are being addressed to the cabinet’s satisfaction.


The 2022/23 outturn shows a net overspend of £5.6 million after the use of reserves and recovery plan actions.


The proportion of performance measures showing an improvement, or remaining the same compared to the same period last year is sixty-six per cent. At the end of the quarter, seventy-five per cent of actions from the delivery plan are identified as complete or are progressing within planned timescales.


That: Cabinet, having reviewed performance and financial outturn for year 2022/23, as set out in the appendices A-F, have not identified any additional actions to be considered to achieve future improvements.

Alternative options considered:

1. Cabinet may choose to review financial, delivery and operational performance more or less frequently; or request alternative actions to address any identified areas of under-performance, including referral to the relevant scrutiny committee.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Kevin Lloyd, Performance Team Lead Email: Tel: 01432 383401, Appy Reddy, Head of Corporate Performance Email: Tel: 01432 383675, Amy Pitt, Director of Strategy and Performance Email: Tel: 01432 383758.

Publication date: 22/06/2023

Date of decision: 22/06/2023

Effective from: 29/06/2023

Accompanying Documents:

  • Quarter 4 Budget & Performance Report