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Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement

Meeting: 10/12/2008 - Cabinet (Item 298)

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The Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement for 2008/11 was announced on 6 December 2007.  The Director of Finance reported that, in his statement on 26 November 2008 the Minister for Communities and Local Government confirmed that the second year of the Settlement would not change from the indicative figures already published. He also stated that it was not intended for the 2010/11 proposals to be changed.


Resolved:  That


(1)  the implications of the Provisional Local Government Financial Settlement be noted;


(2)  the proposed response to the consultation be endorsed.


(3)  the Authority continues to use every opportunity to state the case for further improvement to the Provisional Settlement.


(4)  Chief Officers continue to identify areas for efficiency that will realise financial and service benefits to the Council and the people of Wirral.