Agenda and minutes

Governance, Audit and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Penns Place, Petersfield, GU31 4EX. View directions

Contact: Cynthia Haveron  Democratic Services Officer 01730 - 234092

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.


There were apologies for absence from Councillors J Abdey, K Carter, Y Parker Smith and M Smith.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive any matters the Chairman wishes to report.


There were no Chairman’s announcements.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and record any declarations of interest from members present in respect of any of the various matters on the agenda for the meeting.


There were no declarations of interest.


Confirmation of Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Committee held on 23 November 2017. (previously circulated)


The minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2017 were agreed and signed as a correct record.


Revenue and Capital Budgets 2018/19 and Medium Term Financial Strategy to 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Prior to consideration by Council on 22 February 2017 the committee is invited to scrutinise and make comments on the Revenue and Capital Budgets 2018/19 and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2022/23.


Please bring your copy of the 8 February 2017 Cabinet agenda to the meeting.


For Discussion


The Committee scrutinised the Draft Revenue and Capital Budgets for 2017-18 report.


Lydia Morrison, Head of Finance and S 151 Officer was present to answer questions and gave a presentation. (A copy of the presentation is attached as Appendix A to the minutes)


The meeting was adjourned at 6:45pm due to the fire alarm activating.


The meeting was closed at 7:15pm as it was unable to return to the building and recommence.


The Committee were unable to meet as a quarte Committee prior to the Council meeting and therefore met in a workshop to ask questions of the budget report on 22 February 2018.