Our budget 2022-2023

Planned spending in 2022 to 2023

 

Gross expenditure

2022 to 2023

£'000

2021 to 2022

£'000

Policy and Finance Committee

2,136

1,562

Corporate Support Committee

6,858

6,373

Economy Committee

3,814

1,771

Environment Committee

16,212

16,876

Planning Policy Committee

2,278

2,211

Housing and Wellbeing Committee

6,420

6,129

Total gross expenditure

37,718

34,922

 

Recharges, income and financing and general items

2022 to 2023

2021 to 2022

Recharges to Housing Revenue Account

-1,545

-1,426

Other income (fees and charges, rent etc.)

-13,763

-14,622

Parish precepts

5,024

4,877

Other precepts and levies

247

278

Interest and investment income

-413

-344

Contingencies/miscellaneous

-500

508

Contribution to/(from) earmarked reserves

-1,928

-963

Capital expenditure financed from revenue

52

1,711

Pension deficit contributions

982

1,046

Retained Business Rates

-6,176

-5,866

New Homes Bonus

-1,292

-1,040

Other non-ringfenced grants

-1,140

-2,416

Collection Fund surplus

138

207

Total recharges, income and financing and general items

-20,314

-18,050

Council Tax Requirement    

17,404

16,872

How spending has changed

 

 

2021 to 2022 Council Tax Requirement

£'000

16,872

Pay related charges

934

Major contracts inflation including growth

110

Decrease in Local Plan budget

(173)

Increase in income

(281)

Increase in HRA recharges

(119)

Reduction in Housing Benefit

101

Net increase in contingency items/committee bids

247

Corporate Asset Management Revenue Budget

1,421

Decrease in Capital Expenditure Financed from revenue

(1,659)

Retained Business Rates

(310)

Reduction in COVID-19 support 2021/22

1,040

Reduction in other Non-Ringfenced Grants

236

Increase in New Home Bonus

(252)

Change in contribution to/from reserves

(965)

Increase in Parish precepts for 2022/23

147

Other net variations

55

2022-23 Council Tax requirement

17,404

Band D Council Tax

 

 

2022 to 2023

2021 to 2022

Including parishes

£276.20*

£269.39**

Excluding parishes

£196.47

£191.52

* Council Tax requirement of £17,403,883 divided by tax base of 63,011.

** Council Tax requirement of £16,871,269 divided by tax base of 62,628.

Note: Arun's tax base represents the number of Band D equivalent dwellings in the district, adjusted for exemptions. 

Levies

 

 

2022 to 2023

2021 to 2022

 

Gross Exp £'000

Levy on Arun £'000

Gross Exp £'000

Levy on Arun £'000

Environment Agency: River Arun Drainage Board

132

66

99

66

Littlehampton Harbour Board

654

181

698

212

Total

786

247

797

278

N.B. Levies originally estimated at £247,000 for 2022 to 2023, as shown in 'planned spending in 2022 to 2023' table. 

A more detailed analysis of Arun's spending plans for the 2022 to 2023 can be found in the Council's budget book at www.arun.gov.uk. Details regarding payment arrangements for your Council Tax are shown on your bill, but if you have any queries relating to the calculations, please contact: 

Revenues Section

Arun District Council

Civic Centre

Maltravers Road

Littlehampton

West Sussex

BN17 5LF

Email revenues.benefits@arun.gov.uk

www.arun.gov.uk

Parish and Town Council precepts

 

 

2022 to 2023

2021 to 2022

Parish

Precept

£

Tax Base Band D

Dwellings

Local Charge Band D Tax

£

Precept

£

Aldingbourne

146,979

1,807

81.34

135,598

Aldwick

95,000

5,349

17.76

95,000

Angmering

397,400

3,684

107.87

389,850

Arundel

180,588

1,638

110.25

177,047

Barnham and Eastergate

156,615

2,174

72.04

132,455

Bersted

131,009

3,467

37.79

119,776

Bognor Regis

969,817

7,335

132.22

948,372

Burpham

2,800

131

21.37

2,650

Clapham

12,669

141

89.85

12,661

Climping

16,760

431

38.89

16,760

East Preston

278,065

2,825

98.43

276,884

Felpham

115,138

4,965

23.19

115,020

Ferring

93,184

2,414

38.60

93,184

Findon

47,000

978

48.06

47,000

Ford

17,340

462

37.53

20,000

Houghton

0

54

0.00

0

Kingston

9,090

449

20.24

9,000

Littlehampton

1,336,037

10,200

133.93

1,311,681

Lyminster

9,000

184

48.91

9,000

Madehurst

0

64

0.00

0

Middleton

52,000

2,328

22.34

50,500

Pagham

75,404

2,547

29.61

68,598

Patching

4,000

122

32.79

4,000

Poling

0

90

0.00

0

Rustington

690,000

6,115

112.84

690,000

Slindon

18,652

282

66.14

18,179

South Stoke

0

31

0.00

0

Walberton

64,685

1,072

60.34

62,930

Warningcamp

0

91

0.00

550

Yapton

74,880

1,581

47.36

70,060

Total

5,024,112

63,011

79.73

4,876,755

Gross expenditure estimates for major parish/town councils

 

 

2022 to 2023

2021 to 2022

Aldingbourne Parish Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

147

108

Income/change in balances

0

28

Precept

147

136

Angmering Parish Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

415

406

Income/change in balances

-18

-16

Precept

397

390

Arundel Town Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

292

271

Income/change in balances

-111

-94

Precept

181

177

Barnham and Eastergate Parish Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

163

146

Income/change in balances

-6

-14

Precept

157

132

Bognor Regis Town Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

1,088

1,056

Income/change in balances

-118

-108

Precept

970

948

East Preston Parish Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

328

315

Income/change in balances

-50

-38

Precept

278

277

Littlehampton Town Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

1,368

3,030

Income/change in balances

-2

-1,718

Precept

1,366

1,312

Rustington Parish Council

 

 

Gross expenditure

791

756

Income/change in balances

-101

-66

Precept

690

690

As you can see from your bill, Council Tax is made up of charges from several organisations. The total is the sum of Council Tax for: 

  • West Sussex County Council
  • Arun District Council
  • Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Parish/Town Council (if applicable)
  • minus any discount, relief or council tax reduction

There are 8 bands at which Council Tax is charged and the Arun District Council 2022 to 2023 tax for each band is: 

 

A

£130.98

B

£152.81

C

£174.64

D

£196.47

E

£240.13

F

£283.79

G

£327.45

H

£392.94

There may also be a parish precept for which the Band D tax for individual parishes is shown in the column headed 'Parish and Town Council precepts'. 

To calculate the parish tax for all other bands, multiply the Band D tax by the following factors:

A

6/9

B

7/9

C

8/9

D

1

E

11/9

F

13/9

G

15/9

H

18/9

Details relating to the taxes set by West Sussex County Council and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner can be found in their respective leaflets.