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 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
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