Cost of council services 2014/15

The net budget requirement for 2014-15 is estimated at £20,070,000, an increase of £25,000 (0.12%), on last years budget.  The council has achieved a balanced budget, whilst ensuring council tax rises are kept to a minimum. 

Gross Expenditure £'000Total Income £’000Net cost 14/15 £’000Net cost 13/14 £’000
Corporate Management, Legal & Democratic Services

1,828

(310)

1,517

1,602

Community Development & Outdoor Leisure

2,234

(983)

1,252

1,249

Culture & Enterprise, including Theatres, Museums & Economic Development

13,609

(11,067)

2,541

2,881

Neighbourhood Services, including Housing, Environmental and Waste Services

11,618

(3,331)

8,287

8,471

Planning, Regeneration & Parking Services

7,400

(9,313)

(1,912)

(1,682)

Property, Finance & Central Services

3,631

(5,374)

(1,742)

(829)

Benefit Payments, Council Tax and NDR collection costs

49,398

(48,327)

1,071

881

Other Services

10,402

(865)

9,537

7,579

Contribution to/from Reserves

363

(844)

(481)

(106)

Housing Revenue Account

25,794

(25,794)

0

0

Totals 2014/15

126,277

(106,207)

20,070

20,045