Our spending plans 2014/15

The money collected through council tax helps pay for services for approximately 750,000 people in the Devon County Council area.

For 2014/15 an average band D property council tax will be £1,542.32.

For details about your council tax including how we plan to spend it see our information leaflet How my money is spent 2014/15.

For a more detailed breakdown of our spending plans by each service see our leaflet Revenue and capital estimates 2014/15.

Parish precepts 2014/15

Council tax is collected by East Devon District Council for a number of local public authorities including Devon County Council, the fire and rescue service and all of the parish and town councils within the district.

For information about the council tax and spending plan of the town councils in the district see our leaflet, Town councils with budgets over £140,000 - 2014/15.

For information on the council tax levels for all of the parish councils in the district see the  Parish precepts and council tax bands - schedules 1-3 - 2014/15 information leaflet.

Find out how other public authorities will be spending their budgets:

Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Authority

Statement of accounts for 2014/15

The Audit of 2014/15 Accounts is now complete.

For details of our actual spend in 2014/15 see our booklet revenue and capital outturns 2014/15.

For detailed information about our accounts, explaining the services we provide and how your council tax was spent during the year 2014/15 see our Statement of Accounts 2014/15. The council’s accounts have been prepared in line with International financial reporting standards. Also available to view are the Annual governance statement 2014/15 which accompanies the statement of accounts, the Audit Opinion 2014/15 and the Annual Audit letter 2014/15.

Treasury Management

Treasury management is the management of the local authority’s investments and cash flows, its banking, money market and capital market transactions; the effective control of the risks associated with those activities; and the pursuit of optimum performance consistent with those risks.

The Treasury Management Strategy covers:

  • the capital plans (including prudential indicators);
  • a minimum revenue provision (MRP) policy (how residual capital expenditure is charged to revenue over time);
  • the treasury management strategy (how the investments and borrowings are to be organised) including treasury indicators; and
  • an investment strategy (the parameters on how investments are to be managed).

2014/15 Treasury Management Strategy

The Annual Treasury Review provides details of a selection of actual prudential and treasury indicators and actual treasury operations compared to the estimates within the strategy.

The review will be published here as soon as it is ready.