How the budget is spent

In 2017/18 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
2017/18
£m
2017/18 per Band D council tax
£
Children and younger adults91.4227.12
Adult care209.6520.84
Highways14.235.29
Public transport13.734.04
Planning2.45.96
Refuse disposal44109.34
Trading standards1.33.23
Health and communities8.521.12
Other services47116.79
Contingency819.88
Debt charges47.3117.54
Interest receipts-4.0-9.94
Internal financing4.210.44
Total487.61211.66