How Your Money is Spent

Highways and Transport

Your Council Tax is spent on...


  • maintaining nearly 2,500 km of roads, and keeping our streets clean and safe. 
  • maintaining 575km of footways, 670 bridges and culverts, and 230 highway retaining structures.  
  • providing 15,350 street lights and CCTV in five town centres.
  • providing transport to and from school for over 5,000 pupils per day
  • subsidising almost three-quarters of bus services in the County, providing over one million passenger journeys per year. 
  • providing over 2,000 journeys per week for elderly and disabled people to and from Day Centres and Activity Centres
  • supporting community transport schemes to provide innovative solutions to meet local demands.
  • managing the concessionary bus pass scheme for over 28,000 bus pass holders. 
  • preserving 12.3km of Council-owned coastal defences.  
ID: 750, revised 09/03/2018