Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Items
No. Item

645.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor P Brown, Councillor C Davies, Councillor E C Galsworthy, Councillor K Gibbs, Councillor H R Jones, Councillor G Richards, Councillor W R Smith, Mr H Jackson, Mrs A Roberts and Mr B Lewis Co-opted Members and Councillor D Hughes Cabinet.

646.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

Councillor D Sammon Declared his Interest in Item Three – Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 – Update as he is the Council Representative on the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust and is also the Owner of the Merthyr Times Newspaper.

 

Councillor C Tovey Declared his Interest in Item Three – Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 – Update and Item Four - Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 – Service Budget Reduction Business Cases.

647.

Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 - Update pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed the Cabinet Members and the Officers to the Meeting.

 

Steve Jones referred the Committee to the ‘Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 – Update’ report and also gave a Presentation giving details of:

 

·         Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) Revisions

·         Review Council Report – 13 December 2017

·         Revisions Post Council Report

·         Financial Implications – Budget Deficits

·         Revised MTFP – Pre Final Settlement

·         Implications of Provisional Settlement

·         Welsh Local Government Revenue Settlement 2018 – 2019

·         Changes on Key Datasets

·         Corporate Additional Demands

·         Corporate Budget Reductions

·         Budget Reserve Re-profile

·         Service Budget Reductions

·         School’s Savings

·         Revised MTFP – Post Final Settlement

·         Implications of Final Settlement

·         Additional Welsh Government Funding

·         Additional Budget Demands

·         Additional Corporate Budget Reductions

·         Financial Implications

 

Resolved that:

 

The revisions to the Medium Term Financial Plan be noted and accepted.

 

 

Exempt

Resolved that:

 

The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph/s 14 and 15 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

648.

Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 - Service Budget Reduction Business Cases

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Councillor C Tovey having Declared his Interest in this item left the Meeting for the consideration of this item.

 

Kerry O’Donovan referred the Committee to the ‘Revised Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/19 to 2021/22 – Service Budget Reduction Business Cases’ report and also gave a Presentation in relation to:

 

·         The Proposals

·         Business Cases

·         Recommended Options

 

Questions were then raised by the Committee on the Report and Presentation and were responded to in detail by the Cabinet and the Officers.

 

Mr A Rees left the Meeting at 3.25 pm.

 

Councillor T Skinner left the Meeting at 4.08 pm and returned at 4.10 pm.

 

Councillor L Davies left the Meeting at 4.11 pm and returned at 4.13 pm.

 

Mr R Holdaway left the Meeting at 4.20 pm.

 

Councillor T Rogers left the Meeting at 4.20 pm and returned at 4.22 pm.

 

The Chair then called for at ten Minute recess from 4.30 pm to 4.40 pm.

 

Resolved that:

 

The judgements and evaluations be noted.

 

 

649.

Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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