Find details of how we are funded and how that money is spent.

How are we funded?

How we are funded

Funding

2022/23

2021/22

Fees, charges and rent

£8.02m

12%

£7.05m

11%

Housing Benefit Grant

£32.53m

48%

£32.53m

51%

Interest and property plus use of reserves

£7.34m

11%

£4.37m

7%

General Government grants and Business Rates Retention Scheme Support Grant

£5.71m

8%

£6.32m

10%

Other Government grants and contributions

£0.95m

1%

£0.90m

1%

Council Tax payers

£11.58m

17%

£11.08m

17%

Reversal of capital charges

£1.77m

3%

£1.61m

3%

Totals

£67.90m

100%

£63.86m

100%

How is your money spent?

Authority

Percentage of your bill

West Sussex County Council

76%

Mid Sussex District Council

9%

Sussex Police

11%

Parish and town councils

4%

 

Where does the money go?

2022/23

2021/22

Leisure centres and outdoor facilities

£5.16m

7%

£4.74m

7%

Refuse and recycling

£4.51m

7%

£4.30m

7%

Street cleaning and environment

£3.88m

6%

£3.74m

6%

Planning and Economic Development

£6.40m

9%

£5.47m

8%

Housing

£3.97m

6%

£3.77m

6%

Housing Benefit

£32.41m

48%

£32.41m

51%

Transport and parking

£1.91m

3%

£1.85m

3%

Other services

£8.88m

13%

£6.91m

11%

Total Gross

£67.12m

99%

£63.19m

99%

Other contributions to reserves

£0.78m

1%

£0.67m

1%

Total Budget

£67.90m

100%

£63.86m

100%

 

Council Tax calculation

The table below shows the amounts required from each authority to finance their services and the council tax at band D. 

The council tax is calculated by dividing the amounts required from local authorities by the taxbase, which is a figure derived from the number and type of dwellings in Mid Sussex

Local Authority

2022/23 Required Amount (£000)

 2022/23 Average Band D Council Tax (£)

West Sussex County Council

         98,370

      1,555.74

Mid Sussex District Council

         11,404

         180.36

Sussex Police Crime Commissioner

         14,221

         224.91

Parish & Town Councils

           4,885

           77.25

Totals

       128,880

      2,038.26

The required amount shown for Parish and Town Councils is the total for all parish and town councils in Mid Sussex.

The council tax at band D shown for Parish and Town Councils is the average for all parish and town councils in Mid Sussex.

Last updated: 07 March 2022