{meta} Decision - Precept Payments 2020/21.

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Bill Hinds, Lead member for Finance and Support Services, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby approve that the payment of precepts in 2020/21, should be made in twelve equal instalments on the 20th of each month (or on the first working day thereafter if the 20th falls on a weekend or on a bank holiday) as follows:


Monday                      20 April 2020

Wednesday               20 May 2020

Monday                      22 June 2020

Monday                      20 July 2020

Thursday                   20 August 2020

Monday                      21 September 2020

Tuesday                     20 October 2020

Friday                        20 November 2020

Monday                      21 December 2020

Wednesday               20 January 2021

Monday                      22 February 2021

Monday                      22 March 2021


The Reasons are that the Council is required to agree with precepting authorities a schedule of instalments each year for payments from the Collection Fund to those authorities.


Options considered and rejected were: n/a the dates are in accordance with the general agreement across Greater Manchester Authorities.


Assessment of Risk: Low


The source of funding is: n/a


Legal Advice: n/a


Financial Advice obtained yes


Procurement Advice obtained n/a


The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

  • Local Authority (Funds) (England) Regulations 1992


Contact Officer:        David Eden                           Tel No. 0161 793 3228


This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.


The appropriate scrutiny panel to call-in the decision is the Overview and Scrutiny Board.




Signed: Councillor Hinds                                       Dated: 6th January 2020

Lead Member for Finance & Support Services








This decision was published on 6th January 2020.


This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 13th January 2020, unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 06/01/2020

Date of decision: 06/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Lead Member for Finance and Support Services Briefing

Effective from: 14/01/2020

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