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Council Tax financial breakdown 2022

Who spends the Council Tax collected by Wyre Forest District Council?

Council Tax breakdown by organisation
Organisation 2021-22 Council Tax 2022-23 Council Tax % of Bill 2022 -23 Weekly Equivalent % Change Since Last Year
Worcestershire County Council £1,343.83 £1396.78 70% £26.86 3.94%
Wyre Forest District Council £224.34 £229.34 11% £4.41 2.23%
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia £240.19 £240.19 12% £4.80 3.94%
Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority £87.68 £89.40 5% £1.72 1.96%
Average Parish/Town Council £43.16 £43.16 2% £0.89 7.41%
TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE (AVERAGE BAND D) £1,939.20 £2,011.54 100% £38.68 3.73%

Wyre Forest District Council services only cost £4.41 per week out of a total average bill of £38.68 per week (Band D)

How much is your Council Tax?

The amount of Council Tax payable depends on where you live and your valuation band, this table will help you to check yours. The figures do not include any discount or benefit entitlement that you may have.

Council Tax by Area and Valuation band 2022-23
Parts of the Council's Area - The Parish/Town Council of: Valuation band A Valuation band B Valuation band C Valuation band D Valuation band E Valuation band F Valuation band G Valuation band H
Kidderminster £1,341.79 £1,565.41 £1,789.05 £2,012.68 £2,459.95 £2,907.20 £3,354.47 £4,025.36
Upper Arley £1,340.12 £1,563.47 £1,786.83 £2,010.18 £2,456.89 £2,903.59 £3,350.30 £4,020.36
Bewdley £1,347.90 £1,572.55 £1,797.20 £2,021.85 £2,471.15 £2,920.45 £3,369.75 £4,043.70
Broome £1,329.17 £1,550.69 £1,772.23 £1,993.75 £2,436.81 £2,879.86 £3,322.92 £3,987.50
Chaddesley Corbett £1,340.35 £1,563.74 £1,787.14 £2,010.53 £2,457.32 £2,904.10 £3,350.88 £4,021.06
Churchill and Blakedown £1,334.10 £1,556.45 £1,778.80 £2,001.15 £2,445.85 £2,890.55 £3,335.25 £4,002.30
Kidderminster Foreign £1,317.58 £1,537.17 £1,756.78 £1,976.37 £2,415.57 £2,854.75 £3,293.95 £3,952.74
Ribbesford £1,310.12 £1,528.47 £1,746.83 £1,965.18 £2,401.89 £2,838.59 £3,275.30 £3,930.36
Rock £1,339.16 £1,562.35 £1,785.55 £2,008.74 £2,455.13 £2,901.51 £3,347.90 £4,017.48
Rushock £1,339.31 £1,562.53 £1,785.75 £2,008.97 £2,455.41 £2,901.84 £3,348.28 £4,017.94
Stone £1,344.99 £1,569.15 £1,793.32 £2,017.48 £2,465.81 £2,914.13 £3,362.47 £4,034.96
Stourport on Severn £1,339.25 £1,562.46 £1,785.67 £2,008.88 £2,455.30 £2,901.71 £3,348.13 £4,017.76
Wolverley and Cookley £1,339.77 £1,563.07 £1,786.37 £2,009.66 £2,456.25 £2,902.84 £3,349.43 £4,019.32

The Parish/Town Council Tax for each area

Parish / Town Council Tax Area 2021-22 Parish Precept 2021-22 Band D Council Tax 2022-23 Parish Precept 2022-23 Band D Council Tax
Kidderminster Town Council £734,442.50 £42.50 £831,160.00 £47.50
Upper Arley £16,110.00 £45.00 £16,110.00 £45.00
Bewdley Town Council £200,585.00 £55.56 £205,542.00 £56.67
Broome £5,500.00 £27.23 £6,000.00 £28.57
Chaddesley Corbett £34,060.95 £45.35 £34,738.10 £45.35
Churchill and Blakedown £28,080.39 £34.71 £28,922.04 £35.97
Kidderminster Foreign £9,492.72 £21.92 £4,745.00 £11.19
Ribbesford £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Rock £55,100.00 £44.26 £55,100.00 £43.56
Rushock £3,502.40 £43.78 £3,372.00 £43.79
Stone £14,220.00 £49.03 £15,220.00 £52.30
Stourport-on-Severn Town Council £287,146.00 £41.70 £305,245.00 £43.70
Wolverley and Cookley £69,779.42 £40.66 £80,246.33 £44.48
Total £1,458,019.38   £1,586,400.47  
Average Parish/Town Council Charge   £43.16   £46.36

Kidderminster Town Council Spending

Budget Information for Kidderminster Town Council must be included because its precept exceeds £140,000.

Category 2021-22 Net Expenditure
Net Income (-)
2022-23 Net Expenditure
Net Income(-)
Council £10,000 £52,120
Finance £68,210 £71,110
Staffing and Civic £148,290 £220,250
Events and Services £204,010 £197,830
Town Hall Development £0 £289,850
Town Hall Management £404,020 £0
Transfer from Balances -£100,090 £0
Total £734,440 £831,160

Stourport-on-Severn Town Council Spending

Budget Information for Stourport-on-Severn Town Council must be included because its precept exceeds £140,000.

Category

2021-22 Net Expenditure
Net Income(-)

2022-23 Net Expenditure
Net Income(-)

Administration £47,166 £48,466
Cost of Democracy £42,357 £42,207
Services to the Public £17,580 £15,920
Memorial Park and Town Gardens £109,401 £109,550
Cemetery £30,573 £27,178
Allotments £9,336 £9,407
Non-Recurring Expenditure £1,000 £4,500
Stourport Civic Centre £5,660 £2,560
Stourport Riverside £45,000 £68,000
Funding from Computer Fund -£1,965 -£1,965
Transfer to/(from) Balances -£18,962 -£20,578
Total £287,146 £305,245

Bewdley Town Council Spending

Budget Information for Bewdley Town Council must be included because its precept exceeds £140,000.

Category

2021-22 Net Expenditure

(Net Income)

2022-23 Net Expenditure
Net Income(-)

Council £11,770 £12,720
Administration £112,100 £140,534
Services £31,320 £10,350
Capital Expenditure £19,600 £16,000
Events £17,200 £22,500
Property £30,433 £33,490
Transfer from Balances -£21,838 -£30,052
Total £200,585 £205,542

How we will spend Wyre Forest's cash in 2022-23

We have agreed a net expenditure for 2022-23 of £12.005 million. After taking the use of our reserves, balances, Business Rates and Central Government support into account, your council tax for 2022-23 is £229.34 for a Band D property.

How our Budget compares to last year Amount
Inflation £290,000
Increase in contribution from reserves £1,060,000
Net increase in fees and charges -£1,202,000
Net reduction in cost of services -£164,000
NET BUDGET REDUCTION -£16,000

The table below shows how we spent the money last year and how we will spend it in 2022-23

How we spend the money 2021-22 Exp.£'000 2021-22 Inc. £'000 2021-22 Net £'000 2022-23 Exp. £'000 2022-23 Inc. £'000 2022-23 Net £'000
Waste Collection £3,276,000 -£1,322,000 £1,954,000 £3,424,000 -£1,489,000 £1,935,000
Recreation £3,136,000 -£1,007,000 £2,129,000 £2,596,000 -£788,000 £1,808,000
Highways Cleansing and Parking Facilities £1,095,000 -£223,000 £872,000 £1,165,000 -£239,000 £926,000
General Cultural and Commercial Services £2,074,000 -£1,957,000 £117,000 £2,275,000 -£2,328,000 -£53,000
Environmental Health and Community Safety £1,076,000 -£553,000 £523,000 £848,000 -£327,000 £521,000
Housing and Welfare £2,638,000 -£1,567,000 £1,071,000 £2,061,000 -£883,000 £1,178,000
Council Tax, Housing Benefits and Financial Services £23,418,000 -£22,452,000 £966,000 £22,358,000 -£21,369,000 £989,000
Planning and Building Control £1,503,000 -£890,000 £613,000 £1,241,000 -£626,000 £615,000
Property, Economic Development and Tourism £3,285,000 -£3,219,000 £66,000 £3,217,000 -£3,297,000 -£80,000
Corporate Activities £5,793,000 -£1,076,000 £4,717,000 £4,463,000 -£495,000 £3,968,000
Total Service Expenditure/(Income) £47,294,000 -£34,266,000 £13,028,000 £43,648,000 -£31,841,000 £11,807,000
Less: Capital Account/Interest Received £275,000 -£200,000 £75,000 £315,000 -£95,000 £220,000
Less: (Use of) / Contribution to Reserves -£1,082,000 £0 -£1,082,000 £0 -£22,000 -£22,000
Total Net Expenditure £46,487,000 -£34,466,000 £12,021,000 £43,963,000 -£31,958,000 £12,005,000

Expenditure financed by

Area 2021-22 2022-23
Business Rates -£3,243,000 -£3,357,000
New Homes Bonus -£243,000 -£464,000
Collection Fund Deficit £146,000 -£10,000
Covid Support Grants -£798,000 £0
Lower Tier Services Grant -£121,000 -£130,000
Local Council Tax Support Grant -£184,000 £0
One Off Services Grant £0 -£196,000
Balance funded by Council Tax £7,578,000 £7,848,000

Council tax levels at Band D

2021-22 £224.34

2022-23 £229.34

Details of borrowing

The council's borrowing as at 31st March 2022 is estimated to be £34,340,000

Environment Agency

The Environment Agency, as a levying body for its flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) functions, provides the following information.

Severn and Wye Regional Flood and Coastal Committee

Category 2021-22  2022-23 
Gross Expenditure £27,625,000 £28,012,000
Levies Raised £1,174,000 £1,197,000
Total Council Tax Base 988,000 985,000
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