Where the money comes from

The County Council's expenditure is funded by income from fees and charges, Government grant for specific services, general Government grant (including redistributed business rates) and council tax.

The budget is that part of the County Council's expenditure funded by general Government grant and council tax. Income from council tax funds 28% of the County Council's gross expenditure and 74% of its budget.

If you have any questions about the content of any of these pages please contact the County Treasurer's Department.

adjusted for
changes etc
2011/12Increase on
£ million£ million£ million%
Gross expenditure1,8321,8841,9131.5
Fees and charges -171-171-1691.2
Specific and Area Based grant -940-922-934-1.3
Reserves and balances -49-49-94-91.8
Budget 672742716-3.5
Formula Grant 147217186-14.3
Collection Fund 224100.0
Council tax payer 5235235260.6