Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The overall outturn for the Unitary Implementation Budget for 2019/20 was £9.939m which is an underspend of £2.910m against the original budget.  The last reported position (January 2020) reported a projected underspend of £1.157m.  The main reasons for the change in outturn was in Resources where the underspend increased by £1m; and in Deputy Chief Executive where the underspend increased by £650k.


·       £620k is added to the 2020/21 Transition budget taking the total to £9.564m.

·       The balance on the Unitary Implementation reserve of £2.67m is transferred to the Transformation reserve.




Details of any conflict of interest declared: None.

Contact: Elspeth O'Neill, Unitary Finance Workstream Lead Email: Elspeth.O'

Report author: Elspeth O'Neill, Sally Taylor

Publication date: 16/06/2020

Date of decision: 16/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 16/06/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/06/2020

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