The Finance & Management Committee meets every six to eight weeks, with authority to make decisions on the Council’s banking and audit arrangements, assets, income, and insurance and risk management. The Committee also awards grants.
It is also responsible for the Council’s general office and administrative arrangements, management of the Council’s tenancies, and agreeing any training requirements for Councillors. It manages the day-to-day protection and access to information under the Freedom of Information and Data Protection legislation.
After consultation with the other Committees, we meet in the autumn to prepare a draft Annual Budget which is then recommended to Council and a final budget must be approved and adopted by full Council. This usually happens in February.
Copies of all accounts paperwork, annual returns and annual audit reports are found in the Accounts paperwork available from Quick Links, - accessible from the right-hand side of the Home page.