Category Archives: Budget

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

In response to the Government’s Spending Review, the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “The financial pressures already facing Calderdale after ten years of austerity have only been made worse by the significant challenges we have faced throughout the pandemic as we have worked to keep our communities safe whilst continuing to deliver… read more … about Statement in response to the Government’s Spending Review>>

Cllr Tim Swift

The challenging budget situation currently faced by Calderdale Council will be discussed by Cabinet Members when they meet on Monday 3 August.   Members will consider the first quarterly revenue monitor report of the current financial year. Regular revenue monitoring allows the Council to forecast what the cost of delivering its services will be by the… read more … about Monitoring the Council’s financial position>>