The development of strategic policy to ensure that the Council has put in place proper arrangements to secure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources, i.e. Value for Money.
To ensure that the Council has proper arrangements in place for securing financial resilience.
Working with partners and stakeholders in the public, private and voluntary sector, at national, regional and sub-regional level. To act as an ambassador and advocate for the Communities of South Lakeland.
To represent the Council on local and other strategic partnerships including nominated representative on the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership as appropriate.
Policies, Plans and Strategies
Medium Term Financial Strategy
Discretionary Benefit and Rate Relief Policies
Council Tax Reduction Scheme
Value for money
Payments and Sundry Debtors
Insurance and risk management
Council Tax Collection
Local and Cumbria Wide Strategic Partnerships
Relationships with Government Departments, and other relevant authorities at a sub-regional, regional and national level.