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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Budgeted revenue expenditure by service detail
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[Collapse]Revenue expenditure9,641,8213,04210,375,0543,341
Revenue expenditure[Collapse]Education3,174,5431,0023,413,8991,099
Education[Expand]Schools budget2,784,7558793,001,468967
[Expand]LEA Budget389,788123412,431133
[Collapse]Social Services2,384,8377522,652,807854
Social Services[Expand]Children's and families services833,737263928,904299
[Expand]Service strategy - adults social services6,47125,7272
[Expand]Older people (aged 65 and over) including older mentally ill772,893244874,088281
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with a physical disability or sensory impairment119,81838130,08842
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with learning disabilities481,197152531,415171
[Expand]Adults aged under 65 with mental health needs111,99135118,26938
[Expand]Other adult social services58,7301964,31621
[Collapse]Council fund housing1,026,7283241,064,511343
Council fund housing[Expand]Housing strategy8,315311,1674
[Expand]Licensing of private sector landlords79408980
[Expand]Contributions to the HRA53905830
[Expand]HRA related pension costs0000
[Expand]Enabling46005220
[Expand]Housing advice6,90427,3732
[Expand]Housing advances450360
[Expand]Private sector housing renewal5,29025,4172
[Expand]Homelessness44,8231470,26023
[Expand]Housing benefits payments834,479263832,891268
[Expand]Housing benefit administration22,530723,5438
[Expand]Welfare services66407810
[Expand]Supporting people101,23732110,15635
[Expand]Other council fund housing64908820
[Collapse]Local environmental services471,119149503,602162
Local environmental services[Expand]Cemetery, cremation and mortuary services-7270-2850
[Expand]Regulatory services - Environmental Health (including food safety and housing standards)51,0131652,11017
[Expand]Street cleansing57,9291859,68319
[Expand]Community safety (safety services)1,66711,0110
[Expand]Community safety (CCTV)3,65114,4251
[Expand]Community safety (crime reduction excluding CCTV)4,77424,3831
[Expand]Waste collection64,4612070,10023
[Expand]Waste disposal97,49231105,82234
[Expand]Trade waste52909380
[Expand]Recycling138,77844151,55549
[Expand]Waste minimisation3,23713,3681
[Expand]Climate change costs1,66512,3411
[Expand]Trading Standards15,650516,5135
[Expand]Other central services to the public16,377516,7565
[Expand]Conservation of the Natural Environment3,06212,7381
[Expand]Conservation of Cultural Heritage1,54601,3200
[Expand]Recreation Management and Transport34001400
[Expand]Promoting understanding2,85413,3851
[Expand]Rangers, Estates and Volunteers3,03213,2381
[Expand]Development control1,73311,9991
[Expand]Forward planning and communities2,05712,0611
[Expand]Specialist Ring-fenced Accounts0000
[Collapse]Roads and transport303,22196322,558104
Roads and transport[Expand]Transport planning, policy and strategy19,631622,3927
[Expand]Structural maintenance61,2971963,24220
[Expand]Capital charges relating to construction projects2150910
[Expand]Environment, safety and routine maintenance60,1391962,60420
[Expand]Winter service15,024516,3895
[Expand]Street lighting (including energy costs)33,0821043,37714
[Expand]Traffic management and road safety13,824414,0305
[Expand]Parking services-16,445-5-17,666-6
[Expand]Public transport109,06034110,38936
[Expand]Airports, Harbours and toll facilities7,39427,7092
[Collapse]Libraries, culture, heritage, sport and recreation207,16765235,39476
Libraries, culture, heritage, sport and recreation[Expand]Library service43,0871446,75215
[Expand]Culture and heritage30,8701036,32912
[Expand]Recreation and sport72,5802385,80328
[Expand]Open spaces52,7701759,07819
[Expand]Tourism7,86027,4332
[Collapse]Planning, economic and community development102,76932144,83547
Planning, economic and community development[Expand]Planning - building control4,23314,5571
[Expand]Planning - development control9,801310,7913
[Expand]Planning policy13,841414,7025
[Expand]Environmental initiatives10,77739,7573
[Expand]Economic development30,6261069,63222
[Expand]Economic research73001,0610
[Expand]Business support3,43313,6091
[Expand]Community development29,328930,72610
[Expand]Local tax collection43,5001444,43514
[Collapse]Debt financing costs334,788106349,872113
Debt financing costs[Expand]Provision for repayment of principal160,46651162,60952
[Expand]Commutation adjustment-1400-1400
[Expand]External interest payments228,99172246,85579
[Expand]Premia and discounts on debt rescheduling82007380
[Expand]HRA 'item 8' interest payments/receipts-55,349-17-60,190-19
[Collapse]Law, order and protective services1,010,4463191,076,905347
Law, order and protective services[Expand]Total police845,154267891,251287
[Expand]Local policing.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Services to Victims and Witnesses of Crime.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Dealing with the public.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Criminal justice arrangements.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Road policing.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Specialist operations.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Intelligence.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Specialist investigation.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Investigative support.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]National policing.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Levies to national police services1,19501,3340
[Expand]Total Fire service164,09752184,32159
[Expand]Community fire safety.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Fire-fighting and rescue operations.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Fire service emergency planning and civil defence.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Central administration218,18669202,20865
Central administration[Expand]Corporate management81,2072678,23325
[Expand]Democratic representation and management71,5672374,47624
[Expand]Non distributable costs - Retirement benefits29,334923,8078
[Expand]Non distributable costs - Costs of unused shares of IT facilities and other assets1,58911,7631
[Expand]Other services including adjustment to capital charges in respect of recharged administration and support34,4881123,9318
[Expand]Non Distributable Costs - Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) transactions.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Other revenue expenditure364,516115364,027117
Other revenue expenditure[Expand]Coast protection2,31012,1751
[Expand]Flood defence: own expenditure7,38828,3733
[Expand]Agriculture and fisheries services-1,905-1-2,013-1
[Expand]Coroners' court services7,15427,9973
[Expand]Other court services100100
[Expand]Unallocated contingencies86,3262788,82029
[Expand]COVID-19 Education (including schools).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]COVID-19 Social Services.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]COVID-19 Roads and Transport.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]COVID-19 Other.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Community council precepts50,2621653,80817
[Expand]Levies to the Environment Agency in respect of Local Flood Defence Committees0000
[Expand]Levies to the Internal Drainage Boards29203160
[Expand]Levies to the Environment Agency acting as an Internal Drainage Board90901,0450
[Expand]Other levies1,35301,6521
[Expand](Non-significant) surpluses/deficits on internal trading accounts not disaggregated to services6,82925,9162
[Expand]Other adjustments including administrative cost of late rating adjustments etc.0000
[Expand]Bad debt 'provision'1900810
[Expand]Capital financing element within Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes25,823822,3147
[Expand]Leasing payments (excluding any capital financing element within PFI schemes)1,40601,4710
[Expand]Capital expenditure charged to revenue account180,61857189,51261
[Expand]External interest receipts on non-HRA balances-4,532-1-17,360-6
[Expand]External interest receipts on HRA balances-90-1830
[Expand]Appropriations to/from financial instruments adjustment account910940
[Expand]Appropriations to/from unequal pay back pay account0000

Metadata

Title

Revenue budgeted expenditure

Last update

June 2023 June 2023

Next update

June 2024

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

Keywords

Local Government Finance, budget revenue expenditure

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