Q1 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 1 2021/22 and the final budget outturn for the year.
To provide assurance that progress has being 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 forecast 2021/22 outturn shows a £65k overspend.
The proportion of performance measures showing an improvement, or remaining the same compared to the same period last year is 54%. At the end of the quarter, 60% of actions from the delivery plan are identified as complete or are progressing within planned timescales.
a) Cabinet review the performance and financial forecast for year 2021/22, as set out in appendices A – F, and identifies 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: Paul Harris, Head of corporate performance Email: Paul.Harris1@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383675.
Publication date: 30/09/2021
Date of decision: 30/09/2021
Effective from: 07/10/2021