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Council tax

Spending on council services

Find out how council tax contributes to your council services.

Council expenditure

Total council expenditure
ServiceNet expenditure for 2018/19 £mCapital charges £mTotal net expenditure £m
Social care48.810.5549.36
Leisure and recreation9.121.2610.38
Roads and lighting10.732.0112.74
Cleansing and refuse disposal8.290.648.93
Transport subsidies and concessionary fares1.770.001.77
Planning and building control1.250.111.36
Environmental health0.760.000.76
Other services18.030.7018.73
Adjustment for capital charges  -1.80
Total net expenditure224.2012.06


Financing council services

Finance sources and amount
Finance sourceAmount £
Government grants164.58
Non domestic rates14.32
Contribution from reserves1.50
Total amount needed from council tax54.06
Total finance needed for council services234.46

Related information

pdf icon Council tax leaflet 2018 to 2019 [104kb]

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