Decision details

Council Tax Base 2021-2022

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide Executive with an estimate of the Council Tax Base for 2021-2022 and seek approval for the final determination of the Council Tax Base to be delegated to the Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Lead Member for Financial Management & Governance




(1)           That the report of the Director of Finance for the calculation of the Council’s Tax Base for 2021-2022 be agreed and:


(a)      That pursuant to the Director of Finance’s report and in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Council Tax Base) (England) Regulations 2012, the amount calculated by Cherwell District Council as its Council Tax Base for the year 2021-2022 shall be 55,615.9


(b)      As for the parishes which form part of its area shown in the Annex to the Minutes (as set out in the Minute Book), the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2021-2022 in respect of special items shall be as indicated in the column titled Tax Base 2021-2022.


(c)      As for the Flood Defence Areas which form part of its area, the amount calculated as the Council Tax Base for the year 2021-2022 for the purposes of levies on Oxfordshire County Council by River Authorities, shall be:


Thames Flood Defence Area                   

Anglian (Great Ouse) Flood Defence Area

Severn Region Flood Defence Area              







Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Lorna Baxter, Director of Finance & Section 151 Officer Email:, Michael Furness, Assistant Director Finance Email: Tel: 01295 221845.

Report author: Lorna Baxter

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 04/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 04/01/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 09/01/2021

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