The report details the cost of running local authority services and their spending such as buying, constructing or improving physical assets for April 2019 to March 2020.
This is the latest release in the series: Local authority revenue budget and capital forecast
- Total budgeted gross revenue expenditure as reported by local authorities for 2019-20 is £8.3 billion, an increase of 2.5% on the previous year.
- County and county borough councils reported increases of 2.0% or £144 million in their budgeted expenditure whilst police reported an increase of 7.2%. Fire authorities reported an increase of 0.7% and national park authorities reported an increase of 25.3%.
- In 2019-20, total capital forecast expenditure by Welsh local authorities, including police, fire and national parks is £1,545 million. This represents a year-on-year increase of £233 million or 17.8%.
Local authority revenue budget and capital forecast, April 2019 to March 2020 (Revised)
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