Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Adult Care and Health
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
i.) the projected net underspend of £57k on controllable expenditure based on information as at December 2022 be noted; and
ii.) the Executive be recommended to agree the release of funds from the Central Contingency as set out in section 3.6 of the report.
One of the “Making Bromley Even Better” ambitions is to manage our resources well, providing value for money, and efficient and effective services for Bromley’s residents and to meet this we will need to maintain a relentless focus on efficiency, outcomes of services and prudent management of our finances.
The “2022/23 Council Tax” report highlighted the financial pressures facing the Council. It remains imperative that strict budgetary control continues to be exercised in 2022/23 to minimise the risk of compounding financial pressures in future years.
Chief Officers and Departmental Heads of Finance are continuing to place emphasis on the need for strict compliance with the Council’s budgetary control and monitoring arrangements.
Publication date: 17/03/2023
Date of decision: 17/03/2023
Effective from: 25/03/2023