Issue - meetings
Schools Budget 2020/21
Meeting: 16/01/2020 - Cabinet (Item 17)
Cabinet considered a report seekingh the authorisation of Cabinet to submit the Schools Block budget pro-forma and requests approval for the Early Years, High Needs and Central Schools Services Block budgets for 2020/21, in accordance with the Government's school funding Regulations and Guidance.
i. the report, including the 2020/21 Dedicated Schools Grant allocations, the final budget proposals for each funding block and any 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 pro-forma for 2020/21 to the Education and Skills Funding Agency by 21 January 2020, on the basis set out in this report.
iii. the 2020/21 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 2020/21 Schools Budget.
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 pro-forma could be submitted to the Education and Skills Funding Agency by the required deadline of 21 January 2020.