Decision details

Capital Programme Monitor & Budget Variations, 2018/19 (Third Quarter)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report provides a financial update on the Council’s Capital Programme and seeks approval for budget variations, as at the end of the third quarter


1.    To approve the proposed budget variations to the capital programme totalling £2.5m (summarised in Table 1 and detailed in Appendix 2).


2.    To approve the potential application of capital receipts under the Flexible Use of Capital Receipts provisions to fund £5.39m of Invest to Save schemes with a final decision on whether to use this flexibility delegated to the Strategic Director, Finance and Governance, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services, as part of the closure of the 2018/19 accounts.


3.    To approve use of Special Provision Capital Fund (SEND) grant to fund remaining £406,000 of expenditure in relation to Queens Manor Resource Centre (Stephen Wiltshire Centre).


4.    To note the issues regarding General Fund Capital Programme described in sections 5 and 6 of the report.



Report author: Andrew Lord

Publication date: 06/02/2019

Date of decision: 04/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/02/2019

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