The Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director of Resources which provided information on the following:
(a) forecast revenue and capital outturn for 2018/19;
(b) forecast for the council tax and business rates collection fund position at 31 March 2019;
(c) use of earmarked, cash limit and general reserves.
The report also sought approval of the budget adjustments and proposed sums outside of the cash limit (for copy see file of minutes).
Members welcomed the comprehensive report, and spoke of the difficulties being faced by local authorities through the austerity measures, and that they would continue to lobby the government on the pressures being faced particularly in relation to the children services funding.
That the recommendations contained in the report be approved.