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An annual report which includes information by type of service and local authority.
- In 2012-13, total gross revenue expenditure as reported by Welsh local authorities, including police, fire and national park authorities, was £7.9 billion, an increase of 2.3% over the previous year.
- Gross revenue expenditure per head in Wales (including police and fire) was £2,576.
- Education services accounted for 33% of the total gross expenditure, social services 19%, police 8% and fire services 2%.
- Net revenue expenditure, i.e. excluding specific and special grants, increased by 1.4% in 2012-13.
- Specific and special government grants totalled £2.1 billion and accounted for 27% of total gross expenditure in 2012-13.
- Revenue support grant accounted for 56% of the budget requirement across Wales, with council tax accounting for 24% and redistributed non-domestic rates 16%. Police grant from the Home Office made up the remaining 4%.
- Local authorities drew £32 million from reserves in 2012-13. This is the first time that local authorities have drawn from reserves since 1999-00.
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