Chart source: Budget 2017/18  gross expenditure during the budget setting consultation for 2017-18.

We face significant financial challenges and want to deliver more for less. To protect and support vulnerable adults whilst balancing financial pressures, the 2017/8 budget plans (see chart above gross expenditure during the budget setting consultation for 2017-18) include:

  • Additional funds for adult social care to support increased demand (£1.732m);
  • Contractual savings from the Integrated Care Organisation (£0.955m saving, £41.170m budget);
  • Reductions in contracts with Healthwatch (£10k saving, £125k budget) and Citizen’s Advice Bureau (£8k saving, £68k budget); and
  • Review policy on equipment for daily living (£20k saving, £94k budget).

Source: Budget 2017/18  gross expenditure during the budget setting consultation for 2017-18.

Additional budget information is available from: