Council funding and spending
The money that Nottinghamshire County Council spends on its services comes from five different sources:
- general central government grant
- specific central government grant
- council tax
- business rates
- charges for our services.
Where your council tax goes
Your council tax payment to Nottinghamshire County Council pays for more than 500 services, including
- 341 schools
- 60 libraries
- 13 household waste and recycling centres
- road and pavement repairs, including 90,000 street lights
- fostering and adoption
- children's centres
- care and support for vulnerable children and older people
- trading standards.
For more information visit our council spending information page.
Every financial year we must publish a budget book which sets out how we plan to spend our money in the coming year across all services.
The Spring Budget 2017 announced an additional £2 billion for councils to spend on adult social care over the next three years. All councils were asked to certify that they will use the 2017/18 additional funding for Adult Social Care and complete a pro-forma. Detail on the additional funding for adult social care [PDF] is now available.