Decision details

Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide an update on the HRA Capital Programme




(a)          Noted the outturn position of a £2.742 million underspend for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme and that, of this, £1.124 million was at that time proposed for reprofiling into future years;


(b)          Consider the updated HRA capital programme at Appendix B which has been re-profiled in line with the expected timing of spend and amended in line with expected levels of spend where appropriate; 


(c)          Noted that, in order to finance the updated Capital Programme, borrowing of around £10 million was likely to be required during 2021/22;


(d)          noted that, following the abolition of the HRA debt cap, a local debt cap had been calculated as £250 million at 1st April 2019 rising to £300 million as at 31st March 2022;


(e)          Recommended to Full Council the revised HRA capital programme for the period 2019/2020 to 2024/2025, at Appendix B, to reflect amendments to, and the reprofiling of expenditure identified in the report.  

Report author: Trevor Roff

Publication date: 08/01/2020

Date of decision: 08/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/01/2020

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