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

How are we funded

Breakdown of funding

Totals

£63.86m

100%

£65.19m

100%

Funding

2021/22

2020/21

Fees, charges and rent

£7.05m

11%

£9.36m

14%

Housing Benefit Grant

£32.53m

51%

£32.53m

50%

Interest and property plus use of reserves

£4.37m

7%

£6.84m

11%

General Government grants and Business Rates Retention Scheme Support Grant

£6.32m

10%

£3.13m

5%

Other Government grants and contributions

£0.90m

1%

£0.80m

1%

Council Tax payers

£11.08m

17%

£10.68m

16%

Reversal of capital charges

£1.61m

3%

£1.85m

3%

How is your money spent?

Percentage of your bill paid to each authority

Authority

Percentage of your bill

West Sussex County Council

76%

Mid Sussex District Council

9%

Sussex Police

11%

Parish and town councils

4%

 

Where the money goes

Where does the money go?

2021/22

2020/21

Leisure centres and outdoor facilities

£4.74m

7%

£4.72m

7%

Refuse and recycling

£4.30m

7%

£4.04m

6%

Street cleaning and environment

£3.74m

6%

£3.71m

6%

Planning and Economic Development

£5.47m

8%

£7.32m

11%

Housing

£3.77m

6%

£3.46m

5%

Housing Benefit

£32.41m

51%

£32.41m

50%

Transport and parking

£1.85m

3%

£1.82m

3%

Other services

£6.91m

11%

£6.97m

11%

Total Gross

£63.19m

99%

£64.45m

99%

Other contributions to reserves

£0.67m

1%

£0.74m

1%

Total Budget

£63.86m

100%

£65.19m

100%

Council Tax calculation

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.

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

Local Authority

2021/22 Required Amount (£000)

2021/22 Average Band D Council Tax (£)

West Sussex County Council

93,993

1,510.56

Mid Sussex District Council

10,915

175.41

Sussex Police Crime Commissioner

13,373

214.91

Parish & Town Councils

4,670

75.06

Totals

122,951

1,975.94

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: 10 March 2021