Cost of council services 2017/18

The net budget requirement for 2017/18 is estimated at £17,589,000, a decrease of £1,530,000 on last year’s budget. The council has achieved a balanced budget, whilst ensuring Council Tax rises are kept to a minimum.

Thanet District Council

Gross Expenditure
17/18 
£'000

Total Income
17/18
£'000

Net cost
17/18
£'000

Net cost
16/17
£'000

Cultural And Related Services

4,741

-427

 4,314

4,444 

Environment and Regulatory Services

11,767

 -3,666

 8,101

8,376

Planning Services

3,176

-1,186

1,990

2,000 

Highways, roads and transport services

6,286

-5,668

618

1,303

Housing Services (including Council Tax collection costs, Benefits & Business Rates)

72,196

-71,448

748

779

Central Services to the public

2,684

-1,348

1,336

1,336

Corporate and Democratic costs

1,613

-164

1,449

1,449

Outside the cost of services

23,843

-24,810

-967

-568

Total: General Fund

126,306

-108,717

17,589

19,119

Housing Revenue Account (HRA)

12,870

-13,854

-984

353

Totals 2017/18

139,176

-122,571

16,605

19,472

2016/17 Comparison

141,910

-122,438

 

19,472

 

General Fund Income 2017/18

£’000

Planned spending 2017/18

126,306 

Less income 2017/18

-108,717 

Net cost of services

17,589 

Less, from the Government –

Settlement Funding Assessment

Less collection fund surplus

 

-8,039

-300  

Remaining amount to collect

9,250 

 

Cost of council services - previous years