An annual report that details the cost of running local authority services and their spending such as buying, constructing or improving physical assets for April 2018 to March 2019.
This is not the latest release in the series: Local authority revenue budget and capital forecast
- Total budgeted gross revenue expenditure as reported by Welsh local authorities for 2018-19 is £8.1 billion, an increase of 2.0% on the previous year.
- County and county borough councils reported increases of 1.5% or £108 million in their budgeted expenditure whilst police reported an increase of 6.8%. Fire authorities reported an increase of 4.3% and national park authorities an increase of 1.1%.
- In 2018-19, total capital forecast expenditure by Welsh local authorities, including police, fire and national parks is £1,312 million. This represents a year-on-year decrease of £33 million or 2%.
Local authority revenue budget and capital forecast, April 2018 to March 2019
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