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Decisions published

24/04/2023 - Revenue and Capital Carry Forwards 2022/23 ref: 1243    Recommendations Approved

A number of items from the General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Special Expenses are being requested to be carried forward into the next financial year for specific projects and items.


The Cabinet Scheme of Delegation Financial Procedure Rules allow for underspent budgets to be carried forward to the next financial year, subject to approval by the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Customers, Communities & Neighbourhoods

Decision published: 18/05/2023

Effective from: 24/04/2023


1.     Approve the revenue carry forwards for the General Fund, Special Expenses and Housing Revenue Account as outlined in Appendix A

2.     Approve the capital carry forwards for the General Fund, and Housing Revenue Account as outlined in Appendix B

3.     Delegated authority for the Director of Corporate Services to finalise and amend the exact amounts once the final year end position is known and the actual under spend can be compared to the amount requested.

Lead officer: David Scott

03/09/2021 - Housing Benefit Assurance Process Contract Award ref: 1242    Recommendations Approved

The Council is required to procure a reporting accountant to undertake an audit of the subsidy claim made to the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) for Housing Benefit granted. This contract is for a reporting accountant to perform the audit in accordance with the Housing Benefit (subsidy) Assurance Process (HBAP) modules for our subsidy claim for 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23, with an option for a further 12 month extension to cover the requirements of the HBAP modules for the subsidy claim for the 2023/2024 financial year.

Decision Maker: Director for Housing and Communities

Decision published: 16/05/2023

Effective from: 03/09/2021


1.     Authority to use an Exemption as detailed below;


2.     Authority to award the contract to Ernst Young for the HBAP Assurance Process for the period 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23 with the possibility of a further year 2023/24


3.     Authority to enter into any necessary agreements with the Contractor

Lead officer: Nick Sach