Decision details

Provisional Outturn Report 2021/22

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Children, Education and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That the provisional outturn position for the Children, Education and Families Portfolio for the 2021/22 financial year be endorsed.

Reasons for the decision:

The London Borough of Bromley’s Corporate strategy, ‘Making Bromley Even Better’, has a number of ambitions including to manage resources well, providing value for money, efficient and effective services for Bromley’s residents. 


The provisional outturn for the ‘controllable’ element of the Children, Education and Families’ budget for the 2021/22 financial year shows an overspend of £4,056k compared to the last reported figure of an overspend of £1,987k which was based on activity at the end of December 2021.  The overspend is due to a number of factors including increasing demand for services and additional staffing costs.  Senior officers are meeting on a regular basis to scrutinise and challenge the expenditure position and management action is being taken to address identified issues.

Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

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