Issue details

Budget and Council Tax Report 2024-25

That Cabinet recommend to Council:


·       To approve the Budget and Financial Strategy for 2024/25.

·       To approve the updated Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) to 2025/26.

·       To approve the Reserves Strategy.

·       To approve the proposed increase in Council Tax.

·       To approve the Council’s updated Capital Programme 2023/24 to 2025/26.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommend Forward to Council

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Open/Exempt: Open;

Decision due: 12 February 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Chris Read, Leader of the Council

Lead director: Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

Department: Finance and Customer Services

Contact: Judith Badger, Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services Email: Tel: 01709 822046.


Relevant Members, Officers and Stakeholders.

Agenda items


  • Report and appendices