Where your money goes (2021/22)
Where the Council gets its money (2021/22)
|Council tax payers||£135.9m|
Where the Council spends its money (2021/22)
|Greater London Authority*||£30.1m|
|Environment Agency (flood defence)**||£0.2m|
|Other levies and special expenses||£1.4m|
*The Council collects the Greater London Authority (GLA) precept of on behalf of the GLA from Council Tax payers. More details here.
**The Environment Agency has statutory responsibilities including the management of river defences and flooding and it generates part of its income through a local levy on boroughs.
Services on which money is spent (2021/22)
|Health and Adults||£99.1m|
|Regeneration, Enterprise and Skills||£6.9m|
|Communities and Environment||£45.0m|
|Housing and Safer Communities||£17.2m|
|Precepts and other levies||£31.7m|
How government funding has changed
There is a national funding shortage for adult social care. Authorities have been able to charge an additional precept on their council tax of 13% for the period 2016/17 to 2021/22. We have our raised precept by 13% over this period.