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Decision details

Finance Settlement Update - Please note this is now an exempt report

Decision Maker: Integration Joint Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Board heard from Chief Officer Alex Stephen who highlighted the national discussions and position affecting all IJBs particularly in the area of reserve funding. Following further explanation around the report, the Chair expressed appreciation for the report and input and encouraged Board members participation in discussion.


Alex Stephen was able to explain the inclusion of education areas within the funding and it was highlighted that specialist recruitment was challenging in these areas.



The Board resolved to:

(i)                  note the content of this report, and

(ii)                agree to cancel the budget meeting on 5 February 2019.



In accordance with the decision recorded under article 3 of this minute, the following items were considered with the press and public excluded.


Publication date: 12/02/2019

Date of decision: 22/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 22/01/2019 - Integration Joint Board