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Council Tax Charges and Spending Information for 2018/2019

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The New Forest District Council Budget and Council Tax have been set for 2018/19.

The District Council collects all of the Council Tax you pay, and then we pass it on to other local public services (who set their own amounts of Council Tax).

The average Council Tax for 2018/19 based on a band D property, and the split of the total bill is as follows;

 £%

Hampshire County Council (inc. Adult Social Care)

1,200.9670.9%

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority

65.743.9%

New Forest District Council

168.369.9%

Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire

177.4610.5%

Town/Parish Councils (Average)

81.264.8%
 1,693.78100.0%

The chart below illustrates how much of the £120m Council Tax collected by New Forest District Council is spent by each authority to pay for its services;

Bar chart 2018-2019

NEW FOREST DISTRICT COUNCIL BUDGET 2018/19

Total gross revenue expenditure in 2018/19 for New Forest District Council is budgeted at £111.472 million. This excludes expenditure on Council-owned housing services as this is paid for by housing rents. After allowing for income of £99.583 million principally from services, non-domestic rates, interest on balances and government grants, the Council Tax Requirement for 2018/19 is £11.889 million.

 

Original Budget 2017/18

Original Budget 2018/19

 

Expenditure

Income

Net

Expenditure

Income

Net

Revenue Spending

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

£'000

Environmental Health

1,220

31

1,189

1,097

28

1,069

Highways

538

513

25

479

408

71

Car Parking

1,832

3,000

-1,168

2,077

3,500

-1,423

Housing and Communities (excl. council housing)

49,420

47,556

1,864

49,953

47,968

1,985

Planning and Economic Development

3,172

1,018

2,154

3,423

1,317

2,106

Recreation and Tourism

9,086

6,539

2,547

8,748

6,641

2,107

Coast Protection

1,063

8

1,055

1,003

0

1,003

Environment Policy and Recycling

2,850

1,396

1,454

2,756

1,403

1,353

Refuse Collection and Disposal

4,576

332

4,244

4,714

358

4,356

Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rate Collection

1,139

476

663

1,158

476

682

Corporate and Democratic Costs

2,187

96

2,091

2,188

166

2,022

Other Services

6,843

2,537

4,306

7,782

2,715

5,067

Depreciation Reversal

0

2,037

-2,037

0

2,037

-2,037

Minimum Revenue Provision

1,139

0

1,139

1,198

0

1,198

Total gross expenditure/income on services

85,065

65,539

19,526

86,576

67,017

19,559

Transfer to/from Reserves

86

1,024

-938

86

977

-891

Interest on Balances

0

400

-400

0

730

-730

Grants

0

1,600

-1,600

0

695

-695

Revenue Support Grant

0

723

-723

0

92

-92

Non - Domestic Rates

23,102

27,292

-4,190

24,810

29,836

-5,026

Collection Fund credit from previous year

0

214

-214

0

236

-236

Total NFDC Council Tax Requirement

108,253

96,792

11,461

111,472

99,583

11,889

 

The Council's estimated net spend on services is £19.559 million in 2018/19 - after allowing for expenditure funded from reserves (predominantly the ICT investment fund), this is £80,000 more than 2017/18. The reasons for this can be summarised as;

      £'000
     Pay and Prices1,130
     Increased Income Generation-877
     Savings Identified-449
     New Expenditure Required276
      80

 

The New Forest District Council plans to spend £26.225 million on its capital programme for 2018/19, as shown below:

   £000  * The Environment Agency is responsible for the
  Housing19,522  management of the risk of flood for rivers and sea
  Coastal Protection*1,725  defences in England and Wales.  The South East
  Transport189  Southern Region's gross expenditure for 2018/19
  Eling Tide Mill669  is £67.084 million.
  Recreational Facilities660  A charge is made to Hampshire County Council for costs
  Vehicles, Plant & Equipment1,360  associated with this function.  The charge for 2018/19
  Depot Site2,100  has increased to £1.349 million from £1.285 million in 2017/18.
   26,225   

 

FURTHER INFORMATION ON TOWN AND PARISH COUNCILS

The table below details local councils with requirements of more than £140,000 in 2018/19. Requests for further information should be made to the appropriate local council clerk.

 2017/182018/19
 GrossIncomeNetGrossIncomeNet
 Exp ££Exp £Exp ££Exp £

Fawley

      

Recreation and tourism

707,942357,639350,303729,990351,451378,539

Other services

174,12910,700163,429170,76115,143155,618

 

882,071368,339513,732900,751366,594534,157

Fordingbridge

      

Recreation and tourism

93,00018,75074,25097,80018,75079,050

Other services

183,33562,928120,407179,92860,428119,500

 

276,33581,678194,657277,72879,178198,550

Hythe & Dibden

      

Recreation and tourism

226,71845,912180,806266,25746,408219,849

Enhancements (& comm.safety)

75,038075,03861,043061,043

Other services

400,44840,500359,948382,32639,278343,048

Contribution to/from funds

78,950078,95084,700084,700

 

781,15486,412694,742794,32685,686708,640

Lymington & Pennington

      

Planning & economic dev

45004504500450

Recreation and tourism

726,291100,246626,045723,208215,651507,557

Other services

497,838175,038322,8001,184,709171,3331,013,376

Contribution to/ from funds

0241,444-241,4440765,032-765,032

Transfers to/from balances

000014,000-14,000

 

1,224,579516,728707,8511,908,3671,166,016742,351

Marchwood

      

Recreation and tourism

27,9004,25023,65027,0002,30024,700

Other services

206,1504,800201,350210,6503,900206,750

Contribution to/from funds

5,75005,7505,75005,750

 

239,8009,050230,750243,4006,200237,200

New Milton

      

Planning & economic dev

460,145117,732342,413492,001103,317388,684

Housing

50005005000500

Other services

375,4852,836372,649438,8862,836436,050

 

836,130120,568715,562931,387106,153825,234

Ringwood

      

Planning & economic dev

29,867

1,000

28,86729,8011,11028,691

Recreation and tourism

243,88387,333156,550271,65985,968185,691

Other services

379,224113,967265,257406,244119,870286,374

Contribution to/from funds

33,3003,57029,73041,30041,570-270

Transfers to/from balances

012,181-12,181015,290-15,290

 

686,274218,051468,223749,004263,808485,196

Totton & Eling

      

Recreation and tourism

1,196,750492,950703,8001,350,300599,450750,850

Planning/car parks/highways

42,6502,00040,65043,3502,20041,150

Other services & admin

436,55042,600393,950454,75045,600409,150

Contribution to/from funds

30,000030,000000

 

1,705,950537,5501,168,4001,848,400647,2501,201,150

 

CONTACTS   
AuthorityNameTelephoneEmail
FawleyMr S Postlethwaite023 8089 0761clerk@fawleyparishcouncil.org.uk
FordingbridgeMrs H Richards01425 654134town.clerk@fordingbridge.gov.uk
Hythe & DibdenMrs S Bennett023 8084 1411stephanie.bennett@hytheanddibden.gov.uk
Lymington & PenningtonMs C Godfrey023 8028 5893info@lymandpentc.org.uk
MarchwoodMrs M Wathen023 8086 0273marchwoodparish@btconnect.com
New MiltonMr GP Flexman01425 619210info@newmiltontowncouncil.gov.uk
RingwoodMr C Wilkins01425 473883town.council@ringwood.gov.uk
Totton & ElingMr D I Biggs DMA023 8086 3138info@totton-and-eling-tc.gov.uk

 

COUNCIL TAX CHARGES FOR 2018/19

Please follow the link below to see the total amount of Council Tax charged for each band of property across the district

 Council Tax charges    

 

LINKS TO WEBSITES OF OTHER AUTHORITIES ON WHOSE BEHALF WE COLLECT COUNCIL TAX

Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council Adult Social Care Precept

Police and Crime Commissioner serving Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: 8 May 2018
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