Change in spending

The County Council's budget is that part of its expenditure funded by general Government grant (26%) and council tax (74%).

In 2011/12 the County Council expects to spend £1,913 million on services compared with £1,830 million in 2010/11. After deducting specific grants, including the schools grant, and income from fees and charges, the County Council has set a budget of £716 million. This is a decrease of 3.5% after adjusting for funding changes.

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Budget for 2010/11672,129
Adjustment for funding and function changes69,794
Adjusted budget for 2010/11741,923
Efficiency and other savings-26,901
Council Tax grant-13,161
Budget for 2011/12715,585