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Information about Council

The full Council is responsible for the approval of the Budget and Policy Framework. 


The Policy Framework means the following plans and strategies which are required by law to be adopted by the Council:


·         Safer Communities Strategy

·         Sustainable Community Strategy

·         Development Plan Documents comprising the Local Plan

·         Adoption of Neighbourhood Development Plans, Neighbourhood

·         Development Orders and Community Right to Build Orders

·         Statement of Licensing Policy (under the Licensing Act 2003)

·         Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy (under the Gambling Act 2005)


The budget includes the allocation of financial resources to different services and projects, proposed contingency funds, setting the council tax and decisions relating to the control of the Council’s borrowing requirement, the control of its capital expenditure and the setting of virement limits.  This is usually adopted by the Council in March.


Detailed responsibilities of the Council can be found in Article 4 of the Constitution and the Council Procedure Rules