Our Spending Choices

Our Spending Choices - the 2020/21 budget

The council approved a balanced budget for 2020/21 at a meeting held on Tuesday 11 February 2020.

Spending and income

Council spending in 2020/21 will be £217.5 million. Of this, £54.5 million is funded by Council Tax. £163 million comes in the form of grant from the Scottish Government.

Council Tax

Council Tax has gone up by 4.84 per cent for 2020/21. (The maximum level set by the Scottish Government). This takes effect from April 2020, resulting in a Band D tax of £1,409.