Finance

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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£’000s

Budget for 2010/11

672,129

Adjustment for funding and function changes

69,794

Adjusted budget for 2010/11

741,923

Inflation

13,724

Efficiency and other savings

-26,901

Council Tax grant

-13,161

Budget for 2011/12

715,585