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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority

 

At the Fire and Rescue Authority meeting on 14th February 2019 Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority approved the level of Council Tax for the year 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020. The Authority agreed to set a 1.98% increase in council tax with a budget of £37.9m for 2019/2020.

The table below shows the council tax bandings and council tax levels. Council Tax Band

Valuation

Council Tax 2019/2020

A

£0 - £40,000

£50.81

B

£40,000 - £52,000

£59.28

C

£52,001 - £68,000

£67.75

D

£68,001 - £88,000

£76.22

E

£88,001 - £120,000

£93.16

F

£120,001 - £160,000

£110.10

G

£160,001 - £320,000

£127.03

H

£320,001 or above

£152.44

Budget Requirement and Funding

The Settlement Funding Assessment for 2019/2020 is £13.0m, a reduction of £0.4m (2.9%) compared to the 2018/2019 allocation of £13.4m.

Budget Requirement Comparison for year 2018 through 2019 and year 2019 through 2020

    2018/19
£M
      2019/20
£M
37.9 Gross Expenditure 40.2
0.4 Contribution to Reserves 0.8
-0.6 Less: Income -3.1
37.7 Total Budget Requirement 37.9

Funding Comparison for financial years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020

Amounts in Millions of pounds for 2018 through 2019 Funding Details Amount in millions of pounds for 2019 through 2020
14.4 Revenue Support Grant & National Non-domestic Rates 13.5
0.2 Collection Fund Surplus 0.1
23.1 Council Tax 24.1
  Additional contribution from Reserves to balance budget 0.2
37.7 Total Funding 37.9

The Service has experienced significant funding reductions in its Revenue Support Grant over the period 2011/2012 to 2019/2020. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has secured on-going savings in the region of £11m as part of a concerted and timely approach to address the impact of funding reductions.

For Further information please follow the link below http:www.derbys-fire.gov.uk/about-us-our-vision/what-we-spend-and-how-we-spend-it/our-budget-and-your-council-tax

Contact the Chief Fire Officer on:

email: enquiries@derbys-fire.gov.uk

Tel: 01773 305305

Address: Derbyshrie Fire Authority, Butterley Hall, Ripley, Derbyshrie, DE5 3RS

Revenues Services

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 222
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