Issue details

Budget and Council Tax Setting 2023 to 2024 and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2023 to 2027

The Cabinet will be asked to consider the proposals for the 2023 to 2024 budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy 2023 to 2027 for West Suffolk Council, prior to its approval by Council.  This report includes the Minimum Revenues Provision (MRP) Policy and Prudential Indicators, and also the outcomes of the Council’s review of its fees and charges.


The fees and charges have been reviewed in accordance with the Council’s Fees and Charges Policy, which has resulted in proposed increases to some. Where the proposed increase is greater than five percent, this constitutes a Key Decision. The Cabinet will consider the proposals as part of its consideration of this report.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/03/2022

Decision due: 7 Feb 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Sarah Broughton, Chair of Overview and Scrutiny

Contact: Rachael Mann, Chief Operating Officer 01638 719245.

Type of Decision: (KD) – in relation to fees and charges element where proposed increases will be more than five percent. (R) - Council 21/02/23. Unless separate proposals are recommended by Cabinet, consideration by Council will take place as part of the separate budget setting paper on 22/02/23.

Documents to be submitted: Report to Cabinet with recommendations to Council.


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