Children’s social care budgets

Please provide the approved budgets for children’s social care services in 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 and the individual overspends on the above budgets in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Please see our response in the table below.

 Budget Overspend / Underspend
2014 – 2015 £58,620,000 £3,079,000 – overspend
2015 – 2016 £67,458,000 £13,888,000 – overspend
2016 – 2017 £76,326,000 £228,000 – underspend
2017 – 2018 £77,813,000 Not yet available

 More information can be obtained from the Council’s Budget Book on our public website.