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Decision details

Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy 2018/19

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the strategy




Council be recommended to approve the attached Treasury Management Strategy Statement, Annual Investment Strategy for 2018/19 at Appendix 2, Lending list at Appendix 2, Table 2 page 6 and MRP policy statement for 2018/19 at Appendix D be approved, including :

·         The general policy objective ‘that Council should invest prudently the surplus funds held on behalf of the community giving priority to security and liquidity’.

·         That the Prudential Indicators for 2018/19 including the authorised limit as the statutory affordable borrowing limit determined under Section 3 (1) Local Government Act 2003 be approved.

·         Revisions to the Council’s lending list and parameters as shown in Appendix 2, Table 2 page 6 are proposed in order to provide some further capacity. These proposals have been put forward after taking advice from the Council’s treasury management advisers Arlingclose Limited and are prudent enough to ensure the credit quality of the Council’s investment portfolio remains high.




Contact: Paul Jones, Head of Finance Email: Email: Email:

Report author: Paul Jones

Publication date: 15/02/2018

Date of decision: 13/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/02/2018

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