Fire precept

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is responsible for setting the local fire ‘precept’ – the amount people pay through their council tax for fire and rescue services.

2021/2022 Fire precept

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has set the Band D Fire Element of the Council Tax within North Yorkshire for 2021/22 at £74.14.

This is an increase of 1.99% or £1.45 per year over the 2020/21 level.

Your contribution through your council tax 2021/22

Property Band 2020/21 2021/22 Increase per Annum Increase per Week
A £48.46 £49.43 £0.97 1.9p
B £56.54 £57.66 £1.13 2.2p
C £64.61 £65.90 £1.29 2.5p
D £72.69 £74.14 £1.45 2.8p
E £88.84 £90.62 £1.77 3.4p
F £105.00 £107.09 £2.09 4.0p
G £121.15 £123.57 £2.42 4.6p
H £145.38 £148.28 £2.90 5.6p

Income and expenditure

Funding for the fire service

Funding for the Fire 2020/21 2021/22
Funding from Government £9.1m £9.2m
Council tax precept – your contribution £22.2m £22.4m
Specific grants £3.4m £3.7m
Fees, Charges and Partnerships £0.5m £0.6m
Use of Reserves £0.3m £0.4m
Total funding £35.5m £36.3m

Fire budget breakdown

2020/21 2021/22
Firefighter pay £21.0m £21.3m
Control and support staff £4.1m £4.2m
Supplies and Services £3.5m £3.4m
Premises and equipment £2.1m £2.1m
PFI £1.5m £1.5m
Transport £0.8m £0.8m
Capital financial charges £1.9m £2.2m
Other costs £0.6m £0.8m
Total spending plan £35.5m £36.3m

Precept leaflet

Download the 2021/2022 precept leaflet

Correspondence with the Police Fire and Crime Panel

Fire precept consultation results and proposal: