Birmingham City Council

Budget 2009-2010

The City Council approved the 2009/10 budget at its meeting on 24 February 2009. The council tax increase for 2009/10 for City Council services is 1.9%. The overall level of council tax for Birmingham, when the increases for the separate fire and police authorities are added, is 2.05%.

Budget headlines are:

  • £7 million to help people with learning disabilities, people with physical disabilities and older adults;
  • An extra £5 million for the extension of our popular doorstep recycling programme; to keep roads and footpaths well maintained and for waste disposal;
  • £1 million, growing to £4 million by 2011/12 to meet the capital costs for the new Library of Birmingham plus additional funding to attract international events;
  • All of Birmingham's secondary schools will be rebuilt or refurbished with the start of the £2.4 billion Building Schools for the Future Programme;
  • Over £400 million spending on housing in Birmingham over the next three years;
  • £1 million for constituencies, working with partner agencies, to meet local priorities and offset the abolition by government of the Neighbourhood Renewals Fund;
  • The business transformation programme will save £670 million over the next ten years;

Council Tax 2009/10

Band

City Council

Fire & Rescue Authority

Police Authority

Total

£ £ £ £
A

728.60

31.27

65.32

825.19

B

850.05

36.48

76.20

962.73

C

971.48

41.69

87.09

1,100.26

D

1,092.91

46.90

97.98

1,237.79

E

1,335.78

57.32

119.75

1,512.85

F

1,578.66

67.74

141.52

1,787.92

G

1,821.51

78.17

163.30

2,062.98

H

2,185.82

93.80

195.96

2,475.58


Budget for Birmingham

To view the budget summary, Budget Book and other key budget information select the attachments below.

 Budget Book 2009-10 (Size: 4.85 Mb Type: PDF )

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