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Where the money is spent

Our total budget for 2024-25 is £1.964 billion.

We spend it on the following:

  • £764m - Children's Services, including schools
  • £667m- Adult Social Services
  • £340m - Community and Environmental Services
  • £120m - General Finance - includes money set aside for interest and repayment of loans for capital projects (eg schools and roads) and pension payments
  • £73m - Running the council (including HR, IMT, communications, legal and democratic services)

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