How Council Tax is calculated and spent

Changes to our income and expenditure

This table shows our income and expenditure (in £ thousands):

Pressures on the 2022 - 23 budget  
Reductions in government funding -54
Pay and price increases -1058
Additional pressures (e.g income shortfalls, Kidsgrove Sports Centre) -201
Savings and funding strategies for the 2022 - 23 budget  
Income 58
One Council Programme 601
Staffing related efficiencies 79
Good housekeeping efficiencies 120
Growth in tax base 148
Council tax increase 154
Government reimbursement 153
To be raised from Council Tax in 2022-23 7,919