Annual Report 2022-2023

How we spend your money

Financial planning

Sound financial planning saw us achieve a slight underspend of £0.001m. This positive outcome is a remarkable accomplishment, given the current economic climate.

Where did our funding come from?

Total funding for last year: £22,621m

Funding from Funding amount
Government grants £0.121m
Council Tax £8.509m
Business Rates £10.529m
New Homes Bonus £3.462m

We monitor our ongoing budget position to enable the Executive to make timely decisions on any required changes. Through this robust process, we have demonstrated that we are fiscally responsible and, with this strong end-of-year financial position, have put us in a good place for the year to come.

Where did we spend our funding?

Here is where we spent our funding and what services each directorate covers:

Chief Executive Directorate: £6.606m

  • Human Resources
  • Organisational Development
  • Wellbeing and Housing
  • Customer Focus

Resources: £5.244m

  • Finance
  • Legal and Democratic
  • Digital and IT
  • Property

Communities: £8.509m

  • Planning and Development
  • Growth and Economy
  • Environmental and Regulatory Service

Executive Matters: £2.240m

Includes corporate costs and income, including pension and interest payments.