Budget Consultation 2022-23

Closed 30 Dec 2021

Opened 25 Nov 2021


Norfolk County Council will set a new budget on 21 February 2022. In this consultation we are asking for your views on our proposed council tax level for 2022-23, including a proposal for the adult social care precept.

We also welcome any comments on our approach to budget savings and any of the individual proposals themselves. We will feed back your views into the budget setting process.

You can download an Easy Read version of this consultation at the bottom of this page in the 'Related Docuements' section, or you can view it clicking this link


Why your views matter

We want to find out what people think about our budget proposals.

We are consulting through:

- This online consultation, which is also available as a paper copy
- Letter to key partners and stakeholders

- An email briefing to the Norfolk Residents' Panel

We are consulting from 25 November 2021 to 30 December 2021. Please note that if we receive any consultation responses after this date we cannot guarantee that we will be able to take them into account.

We will feed back the findings from our consultation to our county councillors as part of the evidence they will use to help them come to a decision about our budget proposals.

If you need a copy of this consultation document in a different format please email haveyoursay@norfolk.gov.uk, call 0344 800 8020 or Text Relay on 18001 0344 800 8020 (textphone) and we will do our best to help.

What happens next

At its meeting on 21 February 2022, Norfolk County Council set a £464.1m net budget for 2022/23.

The decision means the county council’s share of band D Council Tax bills will rise by £44.01 to £1,516.95.

The findings from this consultation were considered by county councillors as part of the evidence used to help make decisions about budget proposals.

The budget includes investment of £69.9m to meet cost and other pressures in services, including £35.5m in adult social care, £23.2m in children’s services and £11.2m in community and environmental services. The budget will require the Council to make savings of £28.4m.

You can find out more about Norfolk County Council's Budget here


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