Agenda item

Maintained Schools Budget Plans and Permission to Set Deficit Budgets 2022/23 - Joint Report of Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services and Corporate Director of Resources


The Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services that highlighted that schools had delegated budgets and carried forward surpluses and deficits from year to year. The report set out the responsibilities of the Governing Bodies and the Council with regards to agreeing budgets. The report also provided an overview of maintained schools’ budget plans for 2022/23, as agreed by the relevant Governing Bodies and highlighted where the Corporate Director of Resources had exercised his judgement in terms of approving the setting of deficit budgets, in accordance with the Council’s constitution and the Scheme of Financing for Schools (for copy of report, see file of Minutes).



That the report be noted.

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