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6. Where money is spent and where funding comes from

The following tables show the proportionate net expenditure and funding sources for the 2020/21 budget:

How your money is spent

Service £000 %
Adult Social Care 64,197 25
Children's Services 37,693 15
Education Services 12,008 5
Special Educational Needs 5,324 2
Preventative Services 3,028 1
Skills and Employment 2,631 1
Public Health 18,060 7
Waste Collection and Disposal 21,477 8
Transport 32,085 13
Environmental Services 8,479 3
Heritage, Libraries and Arts 6,574 3
Youth and Leisure 6,297 2
Communities 2,300 1
Debt Financing 10,147 4
Other Services 23,878 9
TOTAL 254,179 100

Where the money comes from

Funding £000 %
Government Funding - Business Rates Top Up Grant 52,591 21
Other Government Grants 35,640 14
Local Retained Business Rates 50,619 20
General Services Council Tax 88,329 35
Adult Social Care Precept 10,523 4
Use of Reserves and Collection Fund Surplus 16,477 6
TOTAL 254,179 100