Issue - meetings

Budget Scrutiny

Meeting: 09/01/2023 - Scrutiny Management Board (Item 45)

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This report sets out an approach, rationale, process and timetable for the scrutiny of the Council’s budget proposals for 2023-2024.

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The committee were invited to consider the budget scrutiny report which set out the approach, rationale and timetable for scrutinising the council’s budget for 2023/24.  The report highlighted the principal remit of the committee which is to seek assurances, assess any budgetary assumptions and to identify pressures/risks.


In reviewing the aims and objectives set out within the report (para 4) the aims and objectives were agreed subject to two amendments.  Specifically, that the:

a)    aims include identifying budget assumptions and

b)    objective (iii) removes the need to agree a scrutiny report


RESOLVED: Subject to the amendment, the committee accept the aims and objectives set out within the report.