Your Council Tax 2020-21
Out of every pound of our funds we will spend...
38p Care for the elderly and adults and children with disabilities
24p Caring for vulnerable children
7p Cost of loans to build schools and roads
2p Libraries, museums, and galleries
6p Education services other than schools
5p Waste management and trading standards
Where our money comes from
Our total income is nearly £1,042m. This money comes from five sources, including your council tax. Around a third is handed directly to schools. We cannot influence how this money is spent. Of the remaining money, a large portion can only be used for specific services such as Public Health.
We have around £532m. available for day-to-day services for Staffordshire people over the coming year.
Money for services £532.9m
This funding is available for day-to-day services.
Your council tax: £376.8m
Business rates: £104.0m
General grants: £52.1m
Ring-fenced income £210.2m
Service grants, fees and charges: £210.2m
Not for council use £299.3m
Dedicated schools grant: £299.3m
Grand total: £1,042.4m
Living in Staffordshire
Supporting the Staffordshire family
Here are just some of the ways we are supporting Staffordshire residents...
- We support almost 2,000 vulnerable children either in our care, or through intensive support to their families.
- Creating up to 200 extra nursing home placements in areas of high demand.
- Funding 30 million hours of care each year for our growing, ageing population.
- Our fleet of 42 gritters and snow ploughs treat a road network 2,500km long.
- Our amazing army of 426 foster carers is giving 497 local children a safe and happy home, and we are always working hard to recruit more carers.
- Extra investment at i54 South Staffordshire (part of a £480m Growth Programme) could see more than 15,000 new jobs on site, in addition to the 7,000 jobs already created there.
- Our school building programme will continue, with six new primary schools, a new first school, and the expansion of two secondary schools over the next year.
- Staffordshire Warmer Homes Fund is helping people warm their homes by installing fully funded central heating systems.
- An extra £8.1m will be spent on more frontline staff and work to keep children with their families rather than being taken into care.
- Our £32m partnership with Openreach and Government has enabled 80,000 properties so far to connect to superfast broadband.
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