How much we spend 2020 - 2021

The councils net budget for the 2020 - 21 financial year is: £190.8 million, £102.5 million of this will be met from Council Tax.

How much we spend

The council's gross expenditure on General Fund services for the 2020-21 financial year is £515.8 million (£553.18 million for 2019 -20), £325.0 million of this is met from service grants, fees and charges.

Breakdown of the General Fund account

This table shows the 2020 - 21 General Fund account. It shows what we will need to spend to deliver services:

2019 - 20
Net Cost £M
2020 - 21
Net Cost £M
3.27
Education and Learning
6.81
60.81    
Adult social care
64.77
32.81        
Children's social care    
38.45
12.50
Managing waste
12.83
5.11
Museums, libraries and other cultural services
5.75
3.15
Parks and open spaces, street cleaning, highways, transport and parking
3.50
3.37
Communities, homelessness and City safety
3.74
1.56
Planning, licensing, elections and regulatory services
2.69
26.84
Supporting and enabling frontline services
24.17
149.42
Service total
162.71
41.18    
Capital financing and other central costs
28.11
190.60
Net Revenue Expenditure
190.82
(90.85)
Funding
(88.29)
99.75    
Net General Fund Spending
102.53
0.00
Draw from balances
0.00
99.75    
Council Tax Requirement
102.53


See also
Business rates