How we are funded

Our gross budget for the 2018/19 financial year is £2.172 billion. Funding for our budget comes from many sources in addition to Council Tax.

 2018/192017/18
Council Tax£676.1 million£633 million
Retained business rates and compensation grant£65 million£53.8 million
Revenue support grant£37.6 million£66.5 million
Business rate top up grant£133.6 million£128.9 million
Funding for schools£741.2 million£769.2 million
Un-ringfenced government grants£46.2 million£50.8 million
Specific grants£144.0 million£151.8 million
Internal and external income£327.9 million£338.5 million

The 3 year capital programme is £794.7 million.