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Council Tax financial breakdown 2021

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

Organisation 2020-21 Council Tax 2021-22 Council Tax % of Bill 2021 -22 Weekly Equivalent % Change Since Last Year
Worcestershire County Council £1,311.05* £1,343.83* 69 £25.84 2.50
Wyre Forest District Council £219.34 £224.34 12 £4.31 2.28
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia £225.20 £240.19 12 £4.62 6.66
Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority £85.99 £87.68 5 £1.69 1.97
Average Parish/Town Council £38.81 £43.16 2 £0.83 11.21
TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE (AVERAGE BAND D) £1,880.39 £1,939.20 100% £37.29 3.13

* Worcestershire County Council includes a total of £116.04 for Adult Social Care precept in 2020/21 and £129.15 in 2021/22.

Wyre Forest District Council services only cost £4.31 per week out of a total average bill of £37.29 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 2021-22
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 1,292.36 1,507.76 1,723.15 1,938.54 2,369.32 2,800.12 3,230.90 3,877.08
Upper Arley 1,294.03 1,509.70 1,725.37 1,941.04 2,372.38 2,803.73 3,235.07 3,882.08
Bewdley 1,301.07 1,517.91 1,734.76 1,951.60 2,385.29 2,818.98 3,252.67 3,903.20
Broome 1,282.18 1,495.88 1,709.57 1,923.27 2,350.66 2,778.06 3,205.45 3,846.54
Chaddesley Corbett 1,294.26 1,509.97 1,725.68 1,941.39 2,372.81 2,804.24 3,235.65 3,882.78
Churchill & Blakedown 1,287.17 1,501.70 1,716.22 1,930.75 2,359.80 2,788.87 3,217.92 3,861.50
Kidderminster Foreign 1,278.64 1,491.75 1,704.85 1,917.96 2,344.17 2,770.39 3,196.60 3,835.92
Ribbesford 1,264.03 1,474.70 1,685.37 1,896.04 2,317.38 2,738.73 3,160.07 3,792.08
Rock 1,293.54 1,509.12 1,724.71 1,940.30 2,371.48 2,802.66 3,233.84 3,880.60
Rushock 1,293.22 1,508.75 1,724.29 1,939.82 2,370.89 2,801.97 3,233.04 3,879.64
Stone 1,296.72 1,512.83 1,728.95 1,945.07 2,377.31 2,809.55 3,241.79 3,890.14
Stourport on Severn 1,291.83 1,507.13 1,722.44 1,937.74 2,368.35 2,798.96 3,229.57 3,875.48
Wolverley & Cookley 1,291.14 1,506.32 1,721.51 1,936.70 2,367.08 2,797.46 3,227.84 3,873.40

The Parish/Town Council Tax for each area

Parish / Town Council Tax Area 2020-21 Parish Precept 2020-21 Band D Council Tax 2021-22 Parish Precept 2021-22 Band D Council Tax
Kidderminster Town Council £640,988.00 £37.00 £734,442.50 £42.50
Upper Arley £16,245.00 £45.00 £16,110.00 £45.00
Bewdley Town Council £182,350.00 £50.00 £200,585.00 £55.56
Broome £5,000.00 £25.25 £5,500.00 £27.23
Chaddesley Corbett £32,439.00 £42.02 £34,060.95 £45.35
Churchill and Blakedown £27,972.62 £34.71 £28,080.39 £34.71
Kidderminster Foreign £9,492.72 £21.38 £9,492.72 £21.92
Ribbesford £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Rock £55,100.00 £43.94 £55,100.00 £44.26
Rushock £3,327.50 £43.78 £3,502.40 £43.78
Stone £13,200.00 £47.14 £14,220.00 £49.03
Stourport-on-Severn Town Council £270,504.00 £39.00 £287,146.00 £41.70
Wolverley and Cookley £60,858.86 £35.36 £69,779.42 £40.66
Total £1,317,477.70 - £1,458,019.38 -
Average Parish/Town Council Charge - £38.81 -

£43.16

Kidderminster Town Council Spending

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

Category 2020-21 Net Expenditure (Net Income) 2021-22 Net Expenditure (Net Income)
Council £10,000 £10,000
Finance £72,290 £68,110
Staffing and Civic £146,170 £144,790
Events and Services £112,820 £207,610
Town Hall Development £63,810 £0
Town Hall Management £279,040 £304,020
Transfer from Balances (43,140) (90)
Total £640,990 £734,440

Stourport-on-Severn Town Council Spending

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

Category

2020-21 Net Expenditure

(Net Income)

2021-22 Net Expenditure

(Net Income)

Administration £45,138 £47,166
Cost of Democracy £32,975 £42,357
Services to the Public £12,180 £17,580
Memorial Park and Town Gardens £113,047 £109,400
Cemetery £24,923 £30,573
Allotments £9,513 £9,336
Non-Recurring Expenditure £1,350 £1,000
Stourport Civic Centre £2,477 £5,660
Stourport Riverside £6,000 £45,000
Funding from Computer Fund (1,965) (1,965)
Transfer to/(from) Balances £24,866 (18,961)
Total £270,504 £287,146

Bewdley Town Council Spending

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

 

2020-21 Net Expenditure

(Net Income)

2021-22 Net Expenditure

(Net Income)

Council £15,570 £11,770
Administration £109,500 £112,100
Services £21,110 £31,320
Capital Expenditure £11,050 £19,600
Events £19,500 £17,200
Property £6,000 £30,433
Transfer from Balances (380) (21,838)
Total £182,350 £200,585

How we will spend Wyre Forest's cash in 2021-22

We have agreed a net expenditure for 2021-22 of £11.797 million. After taking the use of our reserves, balances, Business Rates and Central Government support into account, your council tax for 2021-22 is £224.34 for a Band D property.

How our Budget compares to last year £'000
Inflation 276
Increase in contribution from reserves (83)
Net increase in fees and charges (1,887)
Net reduction in cost of services (569)
NET BUDGET REDUCTION (2,263)

The table below shows how we spent the money last year and how we will spend it in 2021-22

How we spend the money 2020-21 Exp.£'000 2020-21 Inc. £'000 2020-21 Net £'000 2021-22 Exp. £'000 2021-22 Inc. £'000 2021-22 Net £'000
Waste Collection 2,963 (1,084) 1,879 3,075 (1,377) 1,698
Recreation 3,678 (479) 3,199 2,680 (782) 1,898
Highways Cleansing and Parking Facilities 953 (194) 759 1,051 (211) 840
General Cultural and Commercial Services 2,208 (1,451) 757 2,093 (1,917) 176
Environmental Health and Community Safety 914 (332) 582 847 (296) 551
Housing and Welfare 2,549 (1,402) 1,147 1,777 (716) 1,061
Council Tax, Housing Benefits and Financial Services 25,609 (24,518) 1,091 25,404 (24,286) 1,118
Planning and Building Control 1,225 (632) 593 1,138 (506) 632
Property, Economic Development and Tourism 2,335 (1,823) 512 1,826 (1,332) 494
Corporate Activities 5,124 (546) 4,578 4,903 (620) 4,283
Total Service Expenditure/(Income) 47,558 (32,461) 15,097 44,794 (32,043) 12,751
LESS: Capital Account/Interest Received 893 (1,510) (617) 1,457 (1,908) (451)
(Use of) / Contribution to Reserves (420) 0 (420) 0 (503) (503)
Total Net Expenditure 48,031 (33,971) 14,060 46,251 (34,454) 11,797
Financed by:
Business Rates - - (3,691) - - (2,870)
New Homes Bonus - - (262) - - (243)
Collection Fund Deficit - - 70 - - 146
Covid Support Grants - - (2,732) - - (1,131)
Lower Tier Services Grant - - 0 - - (121)
Balance funded by Council Tax - - 7,445 - - 7,578

Council tax levels at Band D

2020-21 £219.34

2021-22 £224.34

Details of borrowing

The Council's borrowing as at 31st March 2021 is estimated to be £37,280,000

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

  2020-21 000's 2021-22 000's
Gross Expenditure £27,625 £28,012
Levies Raised £1,174 £1,197
Total Council Tax Base 988 985
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