How we are funded

Our gross budget for the 2019/20 financial year is £2.197 billion. Funding for our budget comes from many sources in addition to Council Tax.

 2019/20
Provisional
2018/19
Council Tax£716.4 million£676.1 million
Retained business rates and compensation grant£62 million£65 million
Revenue support grant£9.5 million£37.6 million
Business rate top up grant£136.2 million£133.6 million
Funding for schools£746.4 million£741.2 million
Un-ringfenced government grants£63.9 million£46.2 million
Specific grants£146.4 million£144.0 million
Internal and external income£316.2 million£327.9 million

The 3 year capital programme is £819.5 million.