Council budget 2015/16

Have your say on our budget

The Council is deciding where to invest and where to save money. We want to know your views by 19 December.

The Council faces a budget challenge which affects how much money we have to invest in our services in the coming years. Between 2015 and 2018, the Council's annual budget will remain around £950 million. However the cost of providing services is expected to be £1.01 billion. We need to save £67 million from our budget, over the next three years, to make sure we can provide the services that are important to the people of Edinburgh.

You can read more information about the Council's budget in our Key Facts and Figures booklet.

Edinburgh's budget challenge film

Watch our short animated film to find out more about the Council, the services we provide for the city and how you can have your say in how we invest and save money.

Have your say

Take the budget challenge with the online budget planner and have your say on what services you would spend or save money on in 2015 to 2018.

You can also comment on the 2015/16 proposals. Take a look at the overview, or download the full proposals from the link at the foot of the page.

On 23 October, the Council considered a number of other proposals for 2015/16. They agreed to add four of these to the public engagement. These proposals are included in the full proposals that you can download below. 

You can contact us directly using the details below, or contact your local councillor.

councilbudget@edinburgh.gov.uk

0131 200 2305 (8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 3.40pm Friday)

Freepost, RSJC-SLXC-YTJY
Budget
Council Leader
City Chambers
High Street
Edinburgh
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Please give us your comments by 19 December 2014.

The Council will use your feedback to make the final decisions on 12 February 2015.

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