The Harrogate district has a population of roughly 156,300, the 18th highest of the 201 English shire districts, spread over a largely rural area.

The council's net revenue budget for 2017/18 (that is net expenditure to be funded from revenue support grant, business rates and council tax) is £17.7m and the total capital budget across the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account is £14m.

The council provides a range of local services and plans to spend £113 per resident on its services in 2017/18. Of this, £2 comes from revenue support grant, £20 from redistributed business rates and £91 from council tax - equivalent to roughly £1.74 per week per resident.

Budget 2017/18

Details of the council's spending plans for both revenue and capital for 2017/18 are shown in the downloads available below.


Page last updated 08/12/2017