Category Archives: Budget

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>>