Treasury Management Strategy and Investment Strategy 2019/20
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
This item was brought forward with the agreement of the Chair.
Khadija Saeed, Head of Corporate Finance, presented a report proposing the treasury management strategy and the non-treasury investment strategy for 2019/20 for recommendation to the Full Council. It was reported that there were no significant changes to the treasury management strategy compared to 2018/19. A non-treasury investment strategy was also proposed, which is a new requirement under The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) investment guidance.
Members commented that it was evident from the report that Lancashire County Council compared favourably to other local authorities as prudent investors in terms of borrowing and lending.
Resolved: That the treasury management strategy and non-treasury investment strategy for 2019/20, as set out in the report now presented, be recommended to the Full Council for approval.
Report author: Paul Dobson
Date of decision: 28/01/2019
Decided at meeting: 28/01/2019 - Audit, Risk and Governance Committee