Agenda item

Revenue, Capital Budget and Business Plans 2019/20 and Medium Term Financial Strategy to 2023/24

Report to follow under separate cover.


In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, a recorded vote will be taken on this item.


Councillors spoke in support of the budget, which had been rigorously challenged and would receive an unparalleled level of scrutiny going forward.


Councillors felt that the budget had been exceptionally well drafted and were pleased that two new funds would be established to help those in the community most in need.


Proposed by Councillor Millard and seconded by Councillor Shepherd, it was


RESOLVED that the Council


a)        Approves the proposed Revenue and Capital Budgets for 2019/20 including a Council Tax rate of £131.11 at Band D, representing a 0% increase on the current charge;


b)        Approves the budget proposals set out in section 5;


c)         Agrees the Capital Strategy, Treasury Management Strategy and Prudential Indicators; and


d)        Agrees the proposed fees and charges increases set out in Appendix I.


(The detailed Council Tax calculation is set out in the Annex to these minutes)


For the Motion:

Councillor D Ashcroft

Councillor B Bentley

Councillor E Brandt

Councillor K Budden

Councillor J Butler

Councillor K Carter

Councillor T Costigan

Councillor F Cowper

Councillor N Drew

Councillor D Evans

Councillor L Evans

Councillor A Glass

Councillor G Hill

Councillor D Brooks Jackson

Councillor M Johnson

Councillor A Joy

Councillor C Louisson

Councillor J Matthews

Councillor R Millard

Councillor R Mocatta

Councillor K Moon

Councillor B Mouland

Councillor A Muldoon

Councillor D Orme

Councillor Y Parker Smith

Councillor D Phillips

Councillor L Pienaar

Councillor S Pond

Councillor R Saunders

Councillor S Schillemore

Councillor G Shepherd

Councillor M Smith

Councillor R Standish

Councillor I Thomas

Councillor E Tickell

Councillor G Watts

Councillor A Williams


Against the Motion:







Councillor Abdey

Councillor R Ayer

Councillor A Carew

Councillor N Noble

Councillor M Kendall

Councillor A Waterhouse

Councillor N Wren

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