Council budget and spending

Tamworth Borough Council operates its services on an annual budget of £60 million.

This is made up of:

Gross revenue expenditure of £40 million General Fund (net of tariff payable to Government) and £20 million of Housing Revenue Account.

This is primarily made up of:

  • £15.5 million - government benefit grants
  • £1.7 million - government support
  • £20 million - council house rents
  • £14 million - corporate rents fees and charges
  • £4.2 million – Business Rates
  • £3.8 million - Council Tax
  • £0.6 million - Interest on bank balances and investments

The Capital programme for 2019/20 totals £10 million (£9 million housing, £1 million General Fund).

Council Tax for 2019/20 is £1,715.41 for a Band D property. This is made up of:

  • £1,246.23 - Staffordshire County Council
  • £216.56 - Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire 
  • £75.53  - Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority
  • £176.89 - Tamworth Borough Council Services