Issue - meetings
Schools Budget 2019/20
Meeting: 17/01/2019 - Cabinet (Item 7)
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Cabinet considered a report seeking approval to submit the Schools Block budget proforma and requesting approval for the Early Years, High Needs and Central Schools Services Block budgets for 2019/20, in accordance with the Government's school funding Regulations and Guidance.
Cabinet additionally noted the comments of the Lancashire Schools Forum from its meeting on 15 January 2019.
i. the report, including the 2019/20 Dedicated Schools Grant allocations, the final budget proposals for each funding block and comments made by the Lancashire Schools Forum be noted.
ii. the Head of Service Financial Management (Development and Schools) be authorised to submit the final Schools Block budget proforma for 2019/20 to the Education and Skills Funding Agency by 21 January 2019, on the basis set out in the report.
iii. the 2019/20 budgets for the Early Years, High Needs and Central Schools Services Blocks be approved.
iv. the Dedicated Schools Grant Reserve underwrite the uncertainties around the Early Years and High Needs Blocks
v. The decision be implemented immediately for the purposes of Standing Order C29 as any delay could adversely affect the execution of the County Council's responsibilities. The reason for this was to ensure that the necessary proforma could be submitted to the Education and Skills Funding Agency by the required deadline of 21 January 2019.