Decision details

Capital Programme Review

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Provide an update to the capital programme following a review taken out by Directors and Lead Members





1)     The capital programme review carried out by directors and lead members be noted and approved, which includes;

·           Confirmation for £136m of capital projects to continue as planned.

·           Savings of £12.5m achieved through the removal of projects or reductions in budget. Taking into account lost capital receipts, the net saving is £9.3m. Details set out in Appendix A.

·           Re-profiling capital budgets of £15.7m from 2022/23 into future years. Details set out in Appendix B.


2)   The £4m saving identified from ‘Managing Congestion & Pollution’, to be reinvested in ‘Active Travel and Bus Priority’ over two years (£2m in 2023/24 and £2m in 2024/25) and considered as part of the medium term financial plan for 2023/24 be approved; and


3)   The figures in recommendation one are in addition to the financial information presented in the Capital Monitoring 2022/23 - Quarter 1 Executive report be noted.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Covering reporting

Contact: Mark Thompson Email: Tel: 0118 974 6555.

Report author: Mark Thompson

Publication date: 28/07/2022

Date of decision: 28/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 28/07/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 06/08/2022

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