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Role of the treasury and capital management panel

The Treasury and Capital Management Panel focuses on public sector cash flows and broader asset management issues.

The panel:

  • forms and implements policy within committee–approved strategies and business plans
  • approves (by the Chair where necessary) CIPFA responses to consultation and discussion papers and exposure drafts issued by government and other relevant bodies.
  • produces, recommends, monitors and reports on work programmes to committee
  • develops, promotes and maintains best practice, standards and guidelines
  • advises members and employers on relevant issues
  • develops the CIPFA Prudential Code for local authority capital finance and the CIPFA Treasury Management Code of Practice
  • consults with government departments, devolved authorities, Bank of England, Public Works Loan Board, HM Treasury, the Local Government Association and COSLA on matters affecting treasury management in the public services
  • responds to and comments on market concerns relevant to public services.

CIPFA is also represented on the following external groups:

  • The Capital Programmes Working Party
  • Department for Communities and Local Government Technical Sub-Group – Capital Finance
  • National Assembly for Wales – Capital Finance Group.