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2018/19 General Fund Revenue and Capital Outturn, Carry Forwards and Significant Variances - Housing

04/10/2019 - 2018/19 General Fund Revenue and Capital Outturn, Carry Forwards and Significant Variances - Housing

Matter for Decision

The report presented, for the General Fund Housing portfolio.


i. A summary of actual income and expenditure compared to the final budget for 2018/19 (outturn position)

ii. Revenue and capital budget variances with explanations

iii. Specific requests to carry forward funding available from budget underspends into 2019/20.


Members of the Scrutiny Committee were asked to consider and make known their views on the proposals for consideration by the Executive Councillor for Finance and Resources at the Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Committee on 1 July 2019.  


Decision of the Executive Councillor for Housing


  i.  Approved carry forward requests of revenue funding from 2018/19 to 2019/20, as detailed in Appendix C of the Officer’s report, noting that none were proposed for this portfolio on this occasion.

  ii.  Approved carry forward requests of £200,000 in capital resources from 2018/19 to 2019/20 to fund re-phased net capital spending, as detailed in Appendix D of the Officer’s report.


Reason for the Decision

As set out in the Officer’s report.


Any Alternative Options Considered and Rejected

Not applicable.


Scrutiny Considerations


The Committee received a report from the Assistant Head of Finance / Business Manager.


The Committee were advised this would be the last year that individual reports were produced for each portfolio for presentation to the relevant scrutiny committee. In line with the revised budget scrutiny process followed for the 2019/20 budget, one combined 2019/20 General Fund outturn report covering all portfolios would be produced for scrutiny at Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Committee.

The Committee resolved by 5 votes to 0 to endorse the recommendations.


The Executive Councillor approved the recommendations.