Find details of how we are funded and how that money is spent.
How are we funded
|Fees, charges and rent||£8.86m||14%||£8.3m||13%|
|Housing Benefit Grant||£33.62m||52%||£34.27m||54%|
|Interest and property plus use of reserves||£5.49m||9%||£3.59m||5%|
|Central Government and Business Rates Retention Scheme Support Grant||£1.9m||3%||£3.23m||6%|
|Other Government grants and contributions||£3.31m||5%||£3.22m||5%|
|Council Tax payers||£9.29m||14%||£9.02m||14%|
|Reversal of capital charges||£2.19m||3%||£1.98m||3%|
How is your money spent?
The Council Tax we collect from you is split in the following way:
|Authority||Percentage of your bill|
|West Sussex County Council||77%|
|Paris and town councils||4%|
The money we collect pays for these services:
|Tax allocation||2017-2018 gross||2016-2017 gross|
|Leisure centres and outdoor facilities||£4.91m||8%||£6.23m||10%|
|Refuse and recycling||£3.73m||6%||£3.58m||6%|
|Street cleaning and environment||£3.02m||5%||£2.9m||4%|
|Planning and economic development||£5.41m||8%||£4.35m||7%|
|Transport and parking||£1.42m||2%||£1.38m||2%|
|Other contributions to reserves||£15.7m||2%||£0||0%|
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||2018-19 Required Amount (£000)||2018-19 Average Band D Council Tax (£)|
|West Sussex County Council||79,045||1,317.78|
|Mid Sussex District Council||9,631||160.56|
|Sussex Police Crime Commissioner||9,952||165.91|
|Parish & Town Councils||4,161||69.36|
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.