Current council budget

Our budget for 2019/20

Learn about our budget proposals for 2019/20 ahead of the discussion at the Policy, Resources & Growth Committee on Thursday 6 December.

The final budget proposals will be released on 20 February 2019 ahead of the Budget Council. All 54 councillors will meet on Thursday 28 February 2019 at Budget Council to debate and vote on the 2019/20 budget.

Our budget for 2018/19

Our total budget for 2018/19 is £756 million. This funds more than 700 services for people living and working in Brighton & Hove.

Government funding for public services is decreasing and demand for our services is increasing.

Read our news story to learn what was agreed in this year's budget

It costs just over £2 million to run our services every day

Council Tax

Council Tax currently provides 18.5% of our income.

Your Council Tax bill also includes funding for Sussex Police and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

Get the figures for your 2018/19 Council Tax bill.

Medium term financial strategy

Council budget books