How we are funded

Our draft gross budget for the 2020-21 financial year is £1.64 billion (excluding schools). Funding for our budget comes from many sources in addition to Council Tax.

 2020/21 draft
(£m)
2019/20
(£m)
Council Tax£749.7£717.5
Retained business rates and compensation grant£65.5£62.1
Revenue support grant£9.6£9.5
Business rate top up grant£138.5£136.2
New social care grant for 2020-21£23.8n/a
Un-ringfenced government grants£67.2£61.1
Specific grants£317.5£320.5
Internal and external income£271.8£259.8

The 3 year capital programme is £905.9 million.