Extraordinary Budget Scrutiny Meeting: Part 2 (reconvened from 31.1.23), Resources Scrutiny Commission - Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 4.00 pm

Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Johanna Holmes 

Link: Watch Webcast

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Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 103 KB


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.

Any declaration of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.



Chair's Business

To note any announcements from the Chair.


Explanatory note: Public Forum does not apply for part 2 of this meeting pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Please note:

As explained on the agenda for Part 1 of this meeting (31 January 2023), up to 45 minutes was allocated at Part 1 of the meeting for a public forum session on the basis this would cover both Part 1 and Part 2 of this Extraordinary meeting of the Resources Scrutiny Commission. There will therefore not be a public forum session at Part 2 of this meeting on 2 February.


Scrutiny of 2023/24 budget proposals - part 2

Explanatory note:


This meeting is being held over two sessions (31 January and 2 February) to scrutinise the Mayor’s 2023/24 budget proposals, as submitted to the Cabinet on 24 January and in advance of the Full Council budget meeting on 21 February.


During the 2 February session, members will scrutinise the sections of the budget relating to the remit of the Growth and Regeneration Scrutiny Commission and the Communities Scrutiny Commission. This information can be found in the following Cabinet papers:


Budget report & Treasury Management Strategy 2023/24


Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget Proposals 2023/24


Financial update report - January 2023


Members of the Growth and Regeneration Scrutiny Commission, the Communities Scrutiny Commission and the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board have also been invited to attend this session.


Members’ comments will be reported to the Full Council budget meeting.