How we are funded
Our proposed gross budget for the 2018/19 financial year is £2.159 billion. Funding for our budget comes from many sources in addition to Council Tax.
|Draft (proposed figures) 2018/19||2017/18|
|Council Tax||£671.6 million||£633 million|
|Retained business rates and compensation grant||£62.2 million||£53.8 million|
|Revenue support grant||£37.6 million||£66.5 million|
|Business rate top up grant||£133.1 million||£128.9 million|
|Funding for schools||£739.2 million||£769.2 million|
|Un-ringfenced government grants||£42 million||£50.8 million|
|Specific grants||£144.9 million||£151.8 million|
|Internal and external income||£328.5 million||£338.5 million|
The 3 year capital programme is £794.7 million.