What your Council Tax pays for

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:

The image below explains the Council Tax charges for 2021-22 and a breakdown of how the money is spent.

What your Council Tax pays for

Find out what your Council Tax paid for in 2020-21 (PDF 955Kb).