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 around 400 services, including:

  • 60 libraries and three mobile libraries
  • 12 household waste and recycling centres
  • road and pavement repairs, including 90,000 street lights
  • fostering and adoption
  • children's centres
  • schools
  • care and support for vulnerable children and older people
  • trading standards
  • libraries
  • country parks. 

For more information visit our council spending information page

Budget book

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. 

For more information, download:

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