What your Council Tax pays for

5. Cost of all services

The table shows the cost of all services provided by the council and their financing.

The council receives specific grants for some services and generates additional income to help fund expenditure. The balance is met from Central general government grants, reserves and Council Tax receipts.

2022/23 2022/23 2022/23 Services 2023/24 2023/24 2023/24
Gross Exp £m Income £m Net Exp £m   Gross Exp £m Income £m Net Exp £m
288.352 238.832 49.520 Children’s and Education Services 312.216 253.975 58.241
170.779 63.214 107.565 Adult Social Care 194.337 70.269 124.068
19.902 2.882 17.020 Public Health 19.404 2.370 17.034
58.701 9.216 49.485 Cultural, Environmental and Planning Services 60.686 8.231 52.455
78.582 78.620 (0.038) Housing Benefits and Services 74.330 74.166 0.164
33.819 6.318 27.501 Highways, Roads and Transport Services 39.046 6.521 32.525
33.369 27.330 6.039 Central Services/Corporate Costs 29.904 27.795 2.109
683.504 426.412 257.092 Cost of Services 729.923 443.327 286.596
    23.987 Capital Financing Costs     23.810
    281.079 Net Revenue Budget     310.406
             
      Financed by      
    50.931 Business Rates     58.938
    23.355 Grants in Lieu of Business Rates     28.238
    10.983 Social Care Grant     18.578
    0.866 Social Care Market Sustainability Grant     3.005
    0.341 Lower Tier Services Grant     0.000
    3.303 Services Grant     1.938
    1.928 New Homes Bonus Grant     0.134
    6.619 Better Care Fund Allocation     6.619
    3.395 Collection Fund (deficit) / Surplus     9.634
    (2.119) Collection Fund 2020/21 Deficit Deferral     (2.119)
    6.007 Contribution from / (to) Earmarked Reserves     1.746
    175.470 Stockport Council Tax Requirement     183.695