Finance Committee

The Finance Committee consists of nine Members. The terms of reference are: 

  1. Develop mid-term financial strategy over the course of the Council to align to the quantitative and qualitative strategy developed by the full Council.
  2. Review monthly Management Information and assess performance of Council assets and financial health.
  3. Review any financial items (expenditure over £25k) that are to be presented to the Council. All proposals to consider cost and benefit implications
  4. Approve the annual recommendations for fees and charges increases to ensure fit into the overall financial plan.
  5. Review of significant transactions incurred in the month.
  6. Annual review of the investment policy for financial assets and effectiveness of any borrowing.
  7. Provide scrutiny of, and support when appropriate, for the completion of the External/Internal Audit.
  8. Review and recommend the annual budget prior to presentation at the Council.
  9. To recommend the fees and charges for the use and letting of Council managed properties.
  10. To consider the Council's staffing structure where it specifically has a significant financial impact.

The members of the Committee are:
Councillor Qaser Chaudhry
Councillor Alan Bacon
Councillor Noel Brown
Councillor Peter Hudson
Councillor David MacBean
Councillor Joseph Baum
Councillor Mark Shaw
Councillor Fred Wilson
Councillor Peter Yerrell

Download the 2020 Papers
14th August 2020
Agenda and Items 1 to 4 (PDF, 3.1 MB)
Agenda Item 5 (PDF, 5.2 MB)
Agenda Item 6 (PDF, 3.7 MB)
Minutes (46 KB)

15th June 2020
Agenda (PDF, 1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 975 KB)

11th May 2020
Agenda (PDF, 1 MB) 
Minutes (PDF, 520 KB)

20th April 2020
Agenda  (PDF, 1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 512 KB)

2nd March 2020
Agenda and Reports (PDF, 1 MB)
Minutes (PDF, 518 KB)

Download the 2019 papers
Download the 2018 papers

Download the 2017 papers

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Finance Committee Agenda & Reports (Fin Ag 17.09.18- Cllrs.pdf) Finance Committee Agenda & Reports (Fin Ag 17.09.18- Cllrs.pdf)
The agenda contains: Financial report to July 31st 2018 including income and updated balance sheet and reserves 2018/19.; Capital and other projects requiring Finance Committee approval update; Update on Financial software and Operation consultant.; Liaising and engaging Elgiva and Gym and Swim centre extension business plan consultants; Verbal update on VAT Exemption claim.