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Council's Budget information

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Council's Budget information

Band D Council Tax compared to Scottish average
North Ayrshire Council Band D Council Tax 2018/19 £1,222
North Ayrshire Council Band D Council Tax 2017/18 £1,187
Scottish average Band D Council Tax 2017/18 £1,173
Comparison with government provision for current expenditure
 £ per Band D dwelling
Net expenditure figure used by government in government support calculations £6,895
Net expenditure by North Ayrshire Council on a comparable £7,103
Our planned spend is 3% above the Scottish Government support figure
Council employees
Number of full time equivalent employees in 2018/19 5,853
Number of full time equivalent employees in 2017/18 5,882
Increase/decrease -29
Calculation of Council Tax 2018/19
 £000
Gross expenditure 2018/19 348,632
Fees, charges and other income 17,419
Net expenditure  331,213
Financed by:  
Government grants 234,603
Non domestic rates 39,471
Use of balances 3,500
  277,574
Amount to be met from Council Taxes 53,639
Band D Council Tax required for 2018/19  £1,222
Net expenditure by service
Service Total net expenditure 2017/18
£000
Total net expenditure 2018/19
£000
Change from 2017/18
£000
Band D Council Tax equivalent
£
Chief Executive's 4,134 3,786 -348 86
Education & Youth Employment 113,460 114,066 606 2,599
Health and Social Care Partnership 92,268 94,532 2,264* 2,154
Place 57,222 58,973 1,751 1,344
Economy & Communities 23,378 18,105 -5,273** 413
Finance & Corporate Support 18,081 19,233 1,152 438
Joint Boards:        
Passenger transportation 2,692 2,596 -96 59
Valuation 780 780 0 18
Capital Charges -318 -319 -1 -8
Total Net Expenditure, excluding Loan Charges 311,697 311,752 55 7,103
Loan Charges 19,461 19,461 0 443
Total Net Expenditure including Loan Charges 331,158 331,213 55 7,546
Financed by:        
Government Grants 222,832 226,978 4,146 5,172
Specified Ringfenced Grants 7,608 7,625 17 174
Non Domestic Rates 39,655 39,471 -184 899
Use of Balances 8,782 3,500 -5,282 80
Total amount needed from Council Taxes 52,281 53,639 1,358 1,222

*The Health and Social Care Partnership received one off funding in 2017/18 of £2,870k, which has been removed from the 2018/19 net expenditure budget.
**Economy and Communities received one off funding in 2017/18 of £4,100k, which has been removed from the 2018/19 net expenditure budget.

Sources of funding

sources-funding

  • 83% Government Funding
  • 16% Council Tax
  • 1% Use of balances