Decision details

Revenue Budget 2021/22 and Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24; Capital Delivery Programme 2021/22; Capital Strategy 2021 - 2041; Council Tax and Precept 2021/22; Treasury Management Strategy and Non-Treasury Investment Strategy 2021/22; Minimum Re

Decision Maker: Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Purpose:

This paper relates to the setting of the revenue budget for 21/22 including the level of council tax and precept. It also includes the capital programme and strategy and the treasury and non-treasury management strategy.

Decisions:

The Chairman set out the proposed revised format for the meeting and sought Full Council's approval to waive Standing Order B39(2) to allow all amendments to be tabled and debated concurrently.

 

Resolved: - That approval be given to the waiving of Standing Order B39(2).

 

County Councillor Geoff Driver, Leader of the County Council, moved the recommendations of the Cabinet regarding the:

 

-  Revenue Budget 2021/22 and Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24;

-  Capital Delivery Programme 2021/22;

-  Capital Strategy 2021 - 2041;

-  Council Tax and Precept 2021/22;

 

Together with the recommendations of the Audit Risk and Governance Committee from its meeting on 25 January 2021 in respect of:

 

-  The Treasury Management Strategy and Non-Treasury Investment Strategy 2021/22;

-  The Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/22; 

 

In moving the report, County Councillor Driver outlined an adjustment to the proposals contained within the report, together with an amendment. Details of both the adjustment and amendment were set out in documents circulated to all Members, which are appended to these minutes as Annexes 1 and 2 respectively.

 

The motion was seconded by County Councillor Keith Iddon, Deputy Leader of the County Council.

 

County Councillor Tony Martin, on behalf of the Labour Group, then made his Budget speech and moved an Amendment to the Budget proposals on behalf of the Labour Group which was seconded by County Councillor Azhar Ali.

 

A copy of the Amendment was circulated to all Members and is set out at Annex 3 to these minutes.

 

County Councillor David Whipp, on behalf of the Liberal Democrat Group, then made his Budget speech and moved an Amendment to the Budget proposals on behalf of the Liberal Democrat Group which was seconded by County Councillor David Howarth.

 

A copy of the Amendment was circulated to all Members and is set out at Annex 4 to these minutes.

 

County Councillor Gina Dowding then made her Budget speech and moved an Amendment to the Budget proposals which was seconded by County Councillor Paul Hayhurst.

 

A copy of the Amendment was circulated to all Members and is set out at Annex 5 to these minutes.

 

Following an adjournment and then a period of debate, a recorded vote on each Amendment was taken in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order B45(7). The names of those Members who voted for or against the Amendment, and those who abstained, are set out below.

 

Labour Group Amendment

 

For (32)

 

T Aldridge

C Crompton

J Gibson

S Malik

J Parr

A Ali

M Dad

P Hayhurst

T Martin

M Pattison

L Beavers

B Dawson

N Hennessy

J Mein

K Snape

J Berry

F De Molfetta

S Holgate

J Molineux

M Tomlinson

T Burns

G Dowding

M Iqbal

Y Motala

 

L Collinge

K Ellard

H Khan

G Oliver

 

L Cox

J Fillis

E Lewis

M Parkinson

 

 

Against (47)

 

T Ashton

J Cooney

K Iddon

A Riggott

S Turner

A Atkinson

G Driver

A Kay

M Salter

A Vincent

P Britcliffe

J Eaton

S Morris

A Schofield

C Wakeford

I Brown

C Edwards

E Nash

J Shedwick

D Whipp

P Buckley

D Foxcroft

D O'Toole

D Smith

G Wilkins

J Burrows

A Gardiner

E Pope

A Snowden

P Williamson

S Charles

G Gooch

J Potter

D Stansfield

B Yates

A Cheetham

M Green

J Purcell

P Steen

 

S Clarke

A Hosker

J Rear

J Sumner

 

A Clempson

D Howarth

P Rigby

C Towneley

 

 

 Abstain (1)

 

P Greenall

 

The Labour Group's amendment was therefore LOST.

 

Liberal Democrat Group Amendment

 

For (6)

 

G Dowding

D Howarth

J Sumner

P Greenall

J Potter

D Whipp

 

 

 

 

Against (43)

 

T Ashton

A Clempson

A Hosker

P Rigby

C Towneley

A Atkinson

J Cooney

K Iddon

A Riggott

S Turner

P Britcliffe

G Driver

A Kay

M Salter

A Vincent

I Brown

J Eaton

S Morris

A Schofield

C Wakeford

P Buckley

C Edwards

E Nash

J Shedwick

G Wilkins

J Burrows

D Foxcroft

D O'Toole

D Smith

P Williamson

S Charles

A Gardiner

E Pope

A Snowden

B Yates

A Cheetham

G Gooch

J Purcell

D Stansfield

 

S Clarke

M Green

J Rear

P Steen

 

 

Abstain (31)

 

T Aldridge

C Crompton

P Hayhurst

T Martin

M Pattison

A Ali

M Dad

N Hennessy

J Mein

K Snape

L Beavers

B Dawson

S Holgate

J Molineux

M Tomlinson

J Berry

F De Molfetta

M Iqbal

Y Motala

 

T Burns

K Ellard

H Khan

G Oliver

 

L Collinge

J Fillis

E Lewis

M Parkinson

 

L Cox

J Gibson

S Malik

J Parr

 

 

The Liberal Democrat Group's amendment was therefore LOST.

 

County Councillor Dowding Amendment

 

For (3)

 

G Dowding

P Greenall

P Hayhurst

 

Against (46)

 

T Ashton

G Driver

A Kay

M Salter

A Vincent

A Atkinson

J Eaton

S Morris

A Schofield

C Wakeford

I Brown

C Edwards

E Nash

J Shedwick

D Whipp

P Buckley

D Foxcroft

D O'Toole

D Smith

G Wilkins

J Burrows

A Gardiner

E Pope

A Snowden

P Williamson

S Charles

G Gooch

J Potter

D Stansfield

B Yates

A Cheetham

M Green

J Purcell

P Steen

 

S Clarke

A Hosker

J Rear

J Sumner

 

A Clempson

D Howarth

P Rigby

C Towneley

 

J Cooney

K Iddon

A Riggott

S Turner

 

 

Abstain (30)

 

T Aldridge

L Cox

J Fillis

E Lewis

G Oliver

A Ali

C Crompton

J Gibson

S Malik

M Parkinson

L Beavers

M Dad

N Hennessy

T Martin

J Parr

J Berry

B Dawson

S Holgate

J Mein

M Pattison

T Burns

F De Molfetta

M Iqbal

J Molineux

K Snape

L Collinge

K Ellard

H Khan

Y Motala

M Tomlinson

 

County Councillor Dowding's amendment was therefore LOST.

 

As no further Amendments were moved, the Chairman put the Motion on the county council's Budget, as adjusted and amended, and asked the Full Council to approve the recommendations of the Cabinet on the:

 

-  Revenue Budget 2021/22 and Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24;

-  Capital Delivery Programme 2021/22;

-  Capital Strategy 2021 - 2041;

-  Council Tax and Precept 2021/22;

 

Together with the recommendations of the Audit Risk and Governance Committee from its meeting on 25 January 2021 in respect of:

 

-  The Treasury Management Strategy and Non-Treasury Investment Strategy 2021/22;

-  The Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/22; 

 

A recorded vote was taken, in accordance with Standing Order B45(7), and the names of Members who voted for or against the Motion, and those who abstained, are set out below:

 

For (40)

 

T Ashton

A Clempson

M Green

J Purcell

P Steen

A Atkinson

J Cooney

A Hosker

J Rear

C Towneley

I Brown

G Driver

K Iddon

P Rigby

S Turner

P Buckley

J Eaton

A Kay

A Riggott

A Vincent

J Burrows

C Edwards

S Morris

M Salter

C Wakeford

S Charles

D Foxcroft

E Nash

A Schofield

G Wilkins

A Cheetham

A Gardiner

D O'Toole

J Shedwick

P Williamson

S Clarke

G Gooch

E Pope

A Snowden

B Yates

 

Against (38)

 

T Aldridge

M Dad

P Hayhurst

T Martin

J Potter

A Ali

B Dawson

N Hennessy

J Mein

K Snape

L Beavers

F De Molfetta

S Holgate

J Molineux

D Stansfield

J Berry

G Dowding

D Howarth

Y Motala

J Sumner

T Burns

K Ellard

M Iqbal

G Oliver

M Tomlinson

L Collinge

J Fillis

H Khan

M Parkinson

D Whipp

L Cox

J Gibson

E Lewis

J Parr

 

C Crompton

P Greenall

S Malik

M Pattison

 

 

Abstain (0)

 

The motion was CARRIED and it was:

 

Resolved: - 

 

That the Cabinet's recommendations, as adjusted and amended, in respect of the:

 

-  Revenue Budget 2021/22 and Financial Strategy 2021/22 to 2023/24;

-  Capital Delivery Programme 2021/22;

-  Capital Strategy 2021 - 2041;

-  Council Tax and Precept 2021/22;

 

Together with the recommendations of the Audit Risk and Governance Committee from its meeting on 25 January 2021 in respect of:

 

-  The Treasury Management Strategy and Non-Treasury Investment Strategy 2021/22;

-  The Minimum Revenue Provision Policy Statement 2021/22; 

 

As set out in the report, now presented, be approved.

Report author: Kate Lee

Date of decision: 11/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 11/02/2021 - Full Council

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