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How the budget is spent

In 2020 to 2021 increased spending on services above the level of inflation is being financed from efficiency improvements, from savings within service budgets, or on a non-recurring basis from reserves or improved council tax collection performance.


Table showing how the budget is spent
 2020 to 2021
£ million
2020 to 2021 per Band D council tax
£
Children's services 114.9 276.76
Adult care 254.4 612.77
Highways and countryside 17.1 41.19
Public transport 13.7 33.0
Planning 3.0 7.23
Refuse disposal 42.4 102.13
Trading standards 1.3 3.13
Health and communities 8.1 19.51
Public health 0.0 0.0
Other services 50.5 121.64
Contingency 26.9 64.79
Debt charges 33.3 80.21
Interest receipts -5.9 -14.21
Internal financing 0.5 1.2
Total 560.2 1,349.34