Decision details

Surrey County Council's Contract budget reductions for 16/17 and 17/18 for Community Support Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(a)       the proposed way forward to meet the significant budget reduction of £197,000 from Surrey County Council over this current year and 2017/18 be agreed.  With regard to the operational impact, the Council meet up to £18,000 of the budget reduction this year, to allow a more timely review to take place;


(b)       the update in respect of other areas of Surrey County Council grant income, where reductions were still being determined, as well as the impact of any reduction, be noted; and


(c)        the Portfolio Holder for Social Affairs, on behalf of Elmbridge Borough Council, writes to Surrey County Council with regard to the value the Council’s robust Borough-based preventative services have on maintaining and reducing Surrey’s costs and that a detailed impact assessment be undertaken now ahead of budgetary considerations for 2018/2019; and


(d)       as part of the budget savings review with Surrey County Council, Elmbridge seeks clarification as to how the 2014 Care Act funding is being used in Elmbridge.

Report author: Melanie Bussicott

Publication date: 12/07/2016

Date of decision: 06/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 06/07/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/07/2016

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