Where and how is Council tax money spent?
You can find out how Council tax money is spent in our annual 'Your Guide' council tax booklet.
Basic facts from the 17/18 booklet
This year, the average home will pay £32.06 each week, split as follows:
Stroud District Council - £3.67 (Paying for services including rubbish collections, benefits, planning, sport and leisure)
Parish/Town Council - £1.50 (green spaces, community grants, allotments, burials)
Links to individual Parish and Town Councils
Police and crime commissioner - £4.12 (Crime reduction, safer communities, criminal justice)
County Council - £22.68 (Education, social care, fire service, roads, libraries)