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Decision details


Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:


  1. To note the report.


2.      To continue to lobby central government (HM Treasury, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Department for Transport, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department for Education in particular) along with local authority peers and networks and the Local Government Association for the funding necessary to cope with the demands and new burdens presenting as a result of both Covid and within Children’s Services.


3.      To require the respective directors and Director of Resources to continue to closely monitor and manage service financial and operational performances, specifically Growth and Prosperity, Children’s Services and Strategic Leisure Assets and also the 3 Wholly Owned Companies that are facing the biggest impact from the Covid pandemic these being Blackpool Transport Services (BTS), Blackpool Entertainment Company Limited (BECL) and Blackpool Operating Company Limited (BOCL).


4.      To agree that the 2020/21 pressure of £8,832k relating to Growth and Prosperity will be funded from Earmarked Reserves in 2020/21 and the schemes slipped to 2021/22 plans which will be reflected in month 10 financial monitoring and is consistent with the General Fund Budget Report 2021/22 to be reported to the Executive on 8 February 2021.  



Publication date: 09/02/2021

Date of decision: 08/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 13/02/2021

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