Decision details

Commissioning and Financial Planning 2018/19 to 2020/21

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report provides an update on the Council’s medium term financial position in order to inform the commissioning and financial planning round for 2018/19


The Assistant Director, Chief Executives Directorate - Customers, Commissioning and Governance and Assistant Director, Resources - Finance introduced the report.


An error was highlighted in Paragraph 8.1 of the report which should have read £16.8million. The sentence which followed should have read “This is expected to fall to £11.8m in 2018/19.”




1.    That the Medium Term Financial Forecast to 2020/21 summarised in Appendix A, showing a cumulative budget gap of £11.5m by 2020/21 be noted. 


2.    That the initial savings options targets for Directorates be agreed.


3.    That The Sutton Plan, attached as Appendix C, be adopted as a place-based public policy framework and to endorse the vision, priorities and work proposed for 2017-18 that have been developed and agreed with local partners.


Councillors Tim Crowley, David Hicks and Neil Garratt abstained.

Report author: Phil Butlin

Publication date: 21/08/2017

Date of decision: 17/07/2017

Decided at meeting: 17/07/2017 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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