Issue - meetings

Budget Monitoring 2023/24

Meeting: 15/11/2023 - Renewal, Recreation and Housing Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee (Item 39)

39 BUDGET MONITORING 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 223 KB


  Report FSD23070


The report provided the revenue budget monitoring position for the Renewal, Recreation and Housing Portfolio for 2023/24 based on expenditure and activity levels as at September 2023.


A Member expressed concern at the increase in the average cost of temporary accommodation.  The Director: Housing, Planning, Property and Regeneration outlined a range of work being undertaken to mitigate these costs, including block booking, and clarified that the current cost of temporary accommodation as stated in the report was for new entrants only with many existing service users on lower rates. 


RESOLVED: That the Portfolio Holder be recommended to note the projected net overspend of £2,881k on controllable expenditure based on information as at September 2023.