Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Karen Berry, Democratic Services Manager 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on the 11 February 2020.


Schools Budgets 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Lead Member for Children’s Services


Salford City Council - Record of Decision (CABINET)


I, John Merry, Deputy City Mayor, in consultation with the Cabinet and in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council constitution do hereby:

Approve the schools budget allocations (schools block funding) for 2020-21 and the schools budget tool submission to the Education and Skills Funding agency for compliance and checking.

The Reasons are:

The schools budget allocations have been calculated in accordance with Salford’s approved funding formula as agreed with Schools Forum approvals and the guidance and regulations published by the Department for Education.

Options considered and rejected were: Not applicable

Assessment of Risk:  Low. The funding is contained within the overall Dedicated Schools Grant allocation.

The source of funding is: Dedicated Schools Grant

Legal Advice obtained: Not applicable

Financial Advice obtained: Provided by the Finance Team

Procurement Advice obtained: Not applicable

The following document contains exempt or confidential information and is not available for public inspection.

Appendix A – Salford Schools Budgets 2020-21

Contact Officer: Chris Mee                         Tel No: 0161 778 0434


*           This document records a key decision, but the matter was not             included in the Council's Forward Plan and it has been dealt with             under the emergency procedure.

*           This decision is urgent and is not subject to call-in, in accordance with     the Decision Making Procedure Rules

*           The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the             Children’s Scrutiny Panel.



Signed: Councillor J Merry            Dated: 25 February 2020.                                                      

Deputy City Mayor




*           This decision was published on 25 February 2020                                                                                  .

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 3 March 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.



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