Wealden District Council
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Our Spending plans

The following table shows our income and how we plan to spend it.

Our Spending Plans for 2022/23
£ (000)
£ (000)
Elected Members367380
Chief Executive’s Directorate5,2725,531
Customer and Community Services9,0319,232
Planning, Policy and Environmental Services4,0963,958
Centrally Managed Budgets1,242496
Total Cost of Services20,00819,597
Drainage Levies8487
Interest (Net)-356-1,020
Charges to the Housing Revenue Account-1,185-1,147
Capital Financing Charges637305
Capital Expenditure charged to Revenue5,0523,663
Net cost of Services24,24021,485
Business Rates-4,500-5,300
Other Government Grants-2,960-2,798
Contributions to /(from) Earmarked Reserves-3,493134
Contributions to /(from) General Fund Balances-17280
District Council Basic Council Tax Requirement13,11513,601
Town and Parish Council Precepts7,2327,527
Total Council Tax Requirement20,34721,128
How our spending has changed from 2021/22
Item£ (000)
District Council basic Council Tax Requirement in 2021/2213,115
Inflationary increases1,023
Increase in retained Business Rates-800
Decrease in Government Grants162
Other service pressures1,940
Increase in interest from investments-664
Reduced revenue contribution to Capital-1,389
Use of Reserves and Balances214
District basic Council Tax requirement in 2022/23 13,601
Changes to Band D Council Tax
Band D Council Tax2021/22
 % Change
Wealden District Council£197.44£202.442.53%

Wealden’s share of the council tax is equivalent to £3.89 per week.