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Our budget plans for 2022/23 were agreed by Council on Thursday 24 February 2022. These show how we will deliver a balanced budget and also set out our plans for the future.

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Budget proposals at a glance:

  • £6m to support the creation of 200 apprenticeship and training positions over the next three years
  • £1m to support a potential contract price increase
  • £1m to support delivery of key actions in the Council’s Net Zero Action Plan
  • £671k to support the forthcoming redesign of the Education Service with additional support for learning
  • £440k to support the health and wellbeing of children and young people
  • £161k to enhance the provision and accessibility music tuition in schools
  • £92k to enhance the support for victims of domestic abuse in East Ayrshire in line with the current need and local and national priorities
  • £50k will facilitate changes to the lunch offer in secondary schools, as proposed by the Children and Young People's Cabinet
  • Council tax will increase by 3%
  • Housing rents, garages and lock-ups will all increase by 1.5%
  • £6m expenditure reduction measures
  • Bereavement Services fees for 2022/23 will be held at same rate as 2019/20

Contact Information


Council Headquarters
London Road
East Ayrshire