Cost of council services 2016/17

The net budget requirement for 2016/17 is estimated at £19,155,000, a decrease of £633,000 (3.2%), on last year's budget. The council has achieved a balanced budget, whilst ensuring council tax rises are kept to a minimum.

Canterbury City CouncilGross Expenditure £’000Total Income £’000Net cost 16/17 £’000Net cost 15/16 
£’000
Corporate Management, Legal, Strategy & Democratic Services 3,480 (646) 2,834 2,756
Commissioned Services, including Theatres, Museums & Environmental and Waste Services 22,484 (13,563) 8,921 8,965
Direct Services, including Housing, Community Services & Engineers 10,257 (12,738) (2,481) (2,029)
Planning & Regeneration 3,982 (1,731) 2,251 2,159
Property, Finance & Central Services 4,494 (5,909) (1,415) (1,485)
Benefit Payments, Council Tax and NDR collection costs 49,530 (48,179) 1,351 1,315
Other Services 8,322 (594) 7,727 8,367
Contribution to/from Reserves 343 (376) (33) (260)
Totals 2016/17 102,891 (83,736) 19,155 19,788
Housing Revenue Account 26,086 (26,086) 0 0