Medium Term Strategy

Cheshire East Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019-2022

Cheshire East Council met on 21 February 2019 and agreed the Medium Term Financial Strategy Report for 2019/20 to 2021/22.

The report provides detailed information on the issues facing the Council in the medium term and shows how these are being addressed to present a balanced financial position for the 2019/20 financial year.

The appendix to the report entitled the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019/22 (PDF, 3.4MB), features:

  • An Executive Summary from the Finance and Communication Portfolio Holder
  • The detailed Medium Term Financial Strategy Report

Section 1 sets out the strategic overview for each outcome and more details of the actions each service area will be taking over the next three years to continue to deliver the Corporate Plan Outcomes. 

Section 2 of the report sets out how the Council’s expenditure will be funded from Government grants, Business Rates and Council Tax. This includes details of the 2.99% increase in Council Tax for 2019/20 (including 1% ring-fenced specifically for Children and Families).

The annexes to the report provide supporting information including line by line detail of the grants, policy changes and capital schemes that have been agreed as part of the Budget package. The latest Reserves Strategy, Investment Strategy and Treasury Management is also provided.