Your Norfolk

The budget challenge

The council’s 2018-19 budget: £1.4 billion – the council’s annual spending, including £360 million that is passed straight to schools.

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Rising costs:
The council’s costs have risen by £386 million since 2011-12, due to things such as inflation and rising demand for services.

Falling funding:
Our Government grant has reduced by £204 million and is expected to fall to zero in a couple of years.

Have your say…
You can have your say on the council’s latest budget proposals. Visit for more information. The budget and next year’s council tax precepts are due to be finalised by the council in February 2019.

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