Cost of council services 2013/14

The net budget requirement for 2013/14 is estimated at £8,409,000 a decrease of £944,000 on last year's budget. The council has achieved a balanced budget whilst ensuring council tax rises are kept to a minimum.

Gross Expenditure £'000 Gross Income £'000 Net budget 2013/14 £'000 Net budget 2012/13 £'000
Corporate Management, Legal & Democratic Services 1,905 (303) 1,602   1,626
Community Development & Outdoor Leisure 2,230 (981) 1,249    1,346
Culture & Enterprise, including Theatres, Museums & Economic Development 13,670 (10,789) 2,881    2,926
 
Neighbourhood Services, including Housing, Environmental and Waste Services 10,943 (2,471)  8,471   9,046
 
Planning, Regeneration & Parking Services 7,232 (8,914) (1,682)   (831)
Property, Finance & Central Services 4,172 (5,002) (829)   (1,006)
Benefit Payments, Council Tax and NDR collection costs 49,398 (48,517) 881   1,054
Other Services 8,299 (720) 7,579   6,907
Contribution to/from Reserves 439 (545) (106)   (1,063)
Housing Revenue Account 24,978 (24,978) 0   0
Budget Requirement 123,265 (103,220) 20,045   20,005
           
           
Collection Fund Adjustment   58 58   0
NDR Baseline Funding   (4,095) (4,095)   (9,220)
New Homes Bonus   (1,504) (1,504)   (909)
Council Tax Support Funding   (1,205) (1,205)   0
Revenue Support Grant   (4,890) (4,890)   (523)
Total Grant Funding 0 (11,636) (11,636)   (10,652)
           
Council Tax Requirement 123,265 (114,856) 8,409   9,353