How much we spend 2021 - 2022

The councils net budget for the 2021-22 financial year is: £198.6 million, £105.9 million of this will be met from Council Tax.

How much we spend

The council's gross expenditure on General Fund services for the 2021-22 financial year is £512.0 million (£515.8 million for 2020-21), £313.40 million of this is met from service grants, fees and charges.

Breakdown of income received from service grants, fees and charges

This table shows the 2021-22 breakdown of the £313.4M income by service:

Services £M
Education and learning 145.3
Adult social care 32.9
Children's social care 3.3
Managing waste 3.4
Museums, libraries, and other cultural services 1.9
Parks and open spaces, street cleaning, highways, transport and parking 12.9
Communities, homelessness and City safety 0.7
Planning, licensing, elections and regulatory services 7.4
Public health improvement and prevention services 17.2
Supporting and enabling frontline services 88.4
Total 313.4

Breakdown of the General Fund account

This table shows the 2021-22 General Fund account. It shows what we will need to spend to deliver services:

2020 - 21
Net Cost £M
Services 2021 - 22
Net Cost £M
6.81 Education and Learning 6.91
64.77 Adult social care 75.46
38.45 Children's social care 50.05
12.83 Managing waste 14.09
5.75 Museums, libraries and other cultural services 6.82
3.50 Parks and open spaces, street cleaning, highways, transport and parking 3.85
3.74 Communities, homelessness and City safety 3.72
2.69 Planning, licensing, elections and regulatory services 3.39
24.17 Supporting and enabling frontline services 31.78
162.71 Service total 196.07
28.11   Capital financing and other central costs 2.49
190.82
Net Revenue Expenditure
198.56
(88.29) Funding (92.68)
102.53     Net General Fund Spending 105.88
0.00 Draw from balances 0.00
102.53     
Council Tax Requirement
105.88

See also Business rates