Category Archives: Budget

Calderdale Council may need to save £11 million in the next financial year according to a forecast which will be considered at the next meeting of the Cabinet in November.  The Medium Term Financial Plan is updated annually and represents the starting point for setting the Council’s budget for 2024-2025, which will be agreed at… read more … about Planning ahead for a sustainable budget>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

Balancing the books to protect vital public services is the priority for the next financial year after the budget for 2023/4 was agreed at Budget Council on Monday 27 February 2023. Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council said: “Yet again we are setting a budget in challenging circumstances.  We continue to experience the impact… read more … about A strong and robust budget for the future>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Calderdale Council faces severe financial pressures which will have an impact on delivery of proposed development projects across the borough. The challenges of rapid inflation, loss of income, uncertainly about funding local authorities will receive from Government and increased demand for services have made it necessary for the Council to review financial requirements for delivering… read more … about Impact of national financial crisis on Calderdale projects>>

Cllr Jane Scullion outside Halifax Town Hall

Securing the Council’s financial position in a time of uncertainty is the priority for the budget for 2022/23, which was agreed at Budget Council on Monday 28 February 2022. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “This is a robust, balanced and sustainable budget which will ensure that we are in a sound financial position… read more … about A budget for a sustainable future>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Protecting communities and supporting businesses through the pandemic, building a strong recovery, and ensuring the Council maintains financial stability are the priorities for the Cabinet’s budget proposals for the next financial year. The budget proposals were presented by the Leader of the Council at a Cabinet meeting on Monday 17 January 2022, marking the start… read more … about A robust and balanced budget>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Preparing for a strong and sustainable recovery was the Council’s priority when setting the budget for 2021/22, agreed at Budget Council on Monday 22 February 2021. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “In this year unlike any other, we have faced the twin challenges of flooding and COVID-19.  My thanks go to our communities,… read more … about A budget for the recovery>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Investment to support Calderdale Council’s work to tackle the climate emergency and ambitious net zero carbon targets is being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet. The ongoing effects of the global climate crisis have a significant impact at a local level, with flooding in particular becoming a familiar problem in Calderdale. In 2019 the Council declared… read more … about Investing in a carbon neutral future>>

Cllr Patient in electric van