What your Council Tax pays for
Last updated 16 March 2021
1. Council Tax explained
Your Council Tax goes towards local services such as support for the:
- elderly and vulnerable
- young people and schools
- parks maintenance
- refuse disposal
- street cleaning
- many more local services
You can find more detailed information in the:
- Council Tax explanatory notes 2021-22 (PDF 103Kb)
- Council Tax statement from the Leader of the Council
- Council Tax statement from the Corporate Director of Corporate and Support Services
The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2021-22 and a breakdown of how the money is spent.
Find out what your Council Tax paid for in 2020-21 (PDF 955Kb).