How Council Tax is calculated and spent

Full Council Tax amount required

The table on this page show the Council Tax requirement of Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and the amount of council tax required by the different precepting authorities (apart from parish councils).

The resident population figure, on which this is based, is 129,600 (as per the 2020 mid-year estimate from the Office of National Statistics).

The Council Tax base for the borough has increased from 37,087 in 2021/22 to 37,668 in 2022/23.

  Total (£'000s) Band D Council Tax (£ p) Per head (£ p)
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council budget requirement 15,269 405.35 117.81
Less government support/collection fund -7, 349 -195.11 -56.71
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council tax requirement 7,919 210.24 61.11
Staffordshire County Council 52,784 1,401.30 407.29
Office of the Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner 9,363 248.57 72.25
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service 3,027 80.35 23.35
Total 73,093 1,940.46 563.99

The Council Tax summary is also available to download:

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