How our funding is changing
You’ll know by now that we are in the process of balancing the books for the future.
Our Councillors have to agree our budget and this time they will be taking decisions on plans for the next four years.
This comes at a time when funding from central government to is reducing.
At the moment we spend our money in the following ways:
But our funding is changing. So between now and 2021 the government grant will almost disappear and funding will have to come from council tax and business rates.
Where we get funding from will change like this:
The council will set its budget in Spring 2016.
Have a go at setting the budget yourself with our budget simulator