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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Budgeted revenue expenditure by service detail
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[Collapse]Gross revenue expenditure8,110,7982,605(r) 8,311,642(r) 2,660
Gross revenue expenditure[Collapse]Education2,625,794843(r) 2,723,633(r) 872
Education[Expand]Schools budget2,318,368745(r) 2,401,801(r) 769
[Expand]LEA Budget307,42699(r) 321,831(r) 103
[Collapse]Social Services1,839,7545911,918,124614
Social Services[Expand]Children's and families services607,009195655,937210
[Expand]Service strategy - adults social services6,02725,1702
[Expand]Older people (aged 65 and over) including older mentally ill594,793191622,739199
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with a physical disability or sensory impairment104,03633106,15034
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with learning disabilities370,313119392,461126
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with mental health needs97,5613193,56630
[Expand]Other adult social services60,0151942,10213
[Collapse]Council fund housing1,125,8403621,094,299350
Council fund housing[Expand]Housing strategy7,38227,4712
[Expand]Licensing of private sector landlords71906430
[Expand]Contributions to the HRA66404960
[Expand]HRA related pension costs0000
[Expand]Enabling89809020
[Expand]Housing advice4,67825,5582
[Expand]Housing advances290310
[Expand]Private sector housing renewal3,79913,6031
[Expand]Homelessness20,410721,1367
[Expand]Housing benefits payments980,057315946,808303
[Expand]Housing benefit administration21,187720,0046
[Expand]Welfare services78302480
[Expand]Supporting people84,5212786,56828
[Expand]Other council fund housing71408310
[Collapse]Local environmental services388,415125393,616126
Local environmental services[Expand]Cemetery, cremation and mortuary services-2810-1,1900
[Expand]Regulatory services - Environmental Health (including food safety and housing standards)42,0611440,85913
[Expand]Street cleansing53,3551753,35217
[Expand]Community safety (safety services)1,41401,2200
[Expand]Community safety (CCTV)3,44213,3121
[Expand]Community safety (crime reduction excluding CCTV)4,00714,2481
[Expand]Waste collection54,3031755,67118
[Expand]Waste disposal91,5072992,50030
[Expand]Trade waste-3,080-1-3,628-1
[Expand]Recycling98,73932101,72833
[Expand]Waste minimisation2,06711,7671
[Expand]Climate change costs204000
[Expand]Trading Standards15,030514,8925
[Expand]Other central services to the public13,827413,7534
[Expand]Conservation of the Natural Environment2,23915,8172
[Expand]Conservation of Cultural Heritage70805490
[Expand]Recreation Management and Transport58704050
[Expand]Promoting understanding2,22312,3581
[Expand]Rangers, Estates and Volunteers2,70512,8121
[Expand]Development control1,42201,5290
[Expand]Forward planning and communities1,68511,6631
[Expand]Specialist Ring-fenced Accounts250000
[Collapse]Roads and transport272,99288270,22386
Roads and transport[Expand]Transport planning, policy and strategy16,783517,4516
[Expand]Structural maintenance55,1481853,56317
[Expand]Capital charges relating to construction projects1830740
[Expand]Environment, safety and routine maintenance52,8011754,03317
[Expand]Winter service14,533514,3135
[Expand]Street lighting (including energy costs)31,0041031,21710
[Expand]Traffic management and road safety13,554412,5024
[Expand]Parking services-16,476-5-18,605-6
[Expand]Public transport100,78232101,18532
[Expand]Airports, Harbours and toll facilities4,67824,4891
[Collapse]Libraries, culture, heritage, sport and recreation198,37864191,22261
Libraries, culture, heritage, sport and recreation[Expand]Library service40,0331340,83513
[Expand]Culture and heritage32,6421030,68410
[Expand]Recreation and sport70,4952363,88420
[Expand]Open spaces47,7851548,04415
[Expand]Tourism7,42327,7762
[Collapse]Planning, economic and community development70,6652376,82425
Planning, economic and community development[Expand]Planning - building control3,20013,2141
[Expand]Planning - development control7,07026,6292
[Expand]Planning policy12,400412,5424
[Expand]Environmental initiatives7,45526,6872
[Expand]Economic development12,883419,6576
[Expand]Economic research21201650
[Expand]Business support3,57613,5511
[Expand]Community development23,870824,3788
[Expand]Local tax collection27,322929,76110
[Collapse]Debt financing costs313,391101310,90099
Debt financing costs[Expand]Provision for repayment of principal143,41546139,52545
[Expand]Commutation adjustment-1400-1400
[Expand]External interest payments224,04472228,24773
[Expand]Premia and discounts on debt rescheduling57104430
[Expand]HRA 'item 8' interest payments/receipts-54,499-18-57,174-18
[Collapse]Law, order and protective services811,785261854,984274
Law, order and protective services[Expand]Total police..705,921226
[Expand]Local policing296,08795..
[Expand]Services to Victims and Witnesses of Crime7,8383..
[Expand]Dealing with the public49,16116..
[Expand]Criminal justice arrangements55,84918..
[Expand]Road policing29,58610..
[Expand]Specialist operations40,40613..
[Expand]Intelligence39,06513..
[Expand]Specialist investigation105,34934..
[Expand]Investigative support20,8047..
[Expand]National policing24,2468..
[Expand]Levies to national police services2,46813,5691
[Expand]Total Fire service..145,49347
[Expand]Community fire safety12,4564..
[Expand]Fire-fighting and rescue operations127,35341..
[Expand]Fire service emergency planning and civil defence1,1190..
[Collapse]Central administration185,90060189,83261
Central administration[Expand]Corporate management62,6802065,22021
[Expand]Democratic representation and management62,1452063,02620
[Expand]Non distributable costs - Retirement benefits30,3181026,5769
[Expand]Non distributable costs - Costs of unused shares of IT facilities and other assets2,61712,7301
[Expand]Other services including adjustment to capital charges in respect of recharged administration and support28,140932,28010
[Expand]Non Distributable Costs - Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) transactions....
[Collapse]Other revenue expenditure250,56280258,22583
Other revenue expenditure[Expand]Coast protection1,17901,4870
[Expand]Flood defence: own expenditure6,24625,6022
[Expand]Agriculture and fisheries services-2,475-1-2,695-1
[Expand]Coroners' court services5,31126,0482
[Expand]Other court services10090
[Expand]Unallocated contingencies22,224724,1518
[Expand]Community council precepts41,6401344,31214
[Expand]Levies to the Environment Agency in respect of Local Flood Defence Committees0000
[Expand]Levies to the Internal Drainage Boards26302710
[Expand]Levies to the Environment Agency acting as an Internal Drainage Board90609080
[Expand]Other levies66505290
[Expand](Non-significant) surpluses/deficits on internal trading accounts not disaggregated to services3,68811,2470
[Expand]Other adjustments including administrative cost of late rating adjustments etc.0000
[Expand]Bad debt 'provision'640640
[Expand]Capital financing element within Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes27,260926,8619
[Expand]Leasing payments (excluding any capital financing element within PFI schemes)1,08101,3990
[Expand]Capital expenditure charged to revenue account146,98047153,10549
[Expand]External interest receipts on non-HRA balances-4,477-1-5,004-2
[Expand]External interest receipts on HRA balances-890-1580
[Expand]Appropriations to/from financial instruments adjustment account860900
[Expand]Appropriations to/from unequal pay back pay account0000

Metadata

Title
Revenue budgeted expenditure

Last update
December 2019 December 2019

Next update
June 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Revenue budget (RA) data collection, Welsh Government

Contact email
stats.finance@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
Local authorities

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
Revenue expenditure is the cost of running local authority services such as staffing, heating, lighting and cleaning, together with expenditure on goods and services consumed within the year.

Data collection and calculation
The information presented here is collected via annual returns from Welsh Local Authorities.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
Data are shown for each financial year from 2016-17 onwards.

Statistical quality
See weblinks

Weblinks
The associated statistical releases can be found via the links at the following webpage:
https://gov.wales/statistics-and-research?lang=en
A statistical quality report relating to all Local Government Finance statistical releases can be found at the following webpage:
https://gov.wales/local-government-finance-statistics-quality-report


Keywords
Local Government Finance, budget revenue expenditure