Expenditure on assets having a life expectancy greater than one year. It is possible to pay for items of a capital nature from revenue resources.
Expenditure on day to day items which do not generate an asset. It is not possible to finance revenue costs from capital resources such as borrowing.
Housing revenue account
The ring fenced account used in the management of our own housing stock.
Items of revenue expenditure which are not related to the housing revenue account.
The programme of investments agreed each year by us, the council.
The interest payable on borrowed money. This is charged to the revenue account (general fund or housing revenue account).
This refers to our ability to borrow money and is prudential because we can only borrow sums that we can demonstrate can be repaid.
Sums of money obtained from the sale of assets such as land and property. These receipts can only be used to fund items of a capital nature.
Sums of money received from developers. Subject to each S106 agreement, these sums can be used for either revenue or capital purposes, but are predominantly capital purposes.
Are received from a variety of sources and can be either revenue or capital. Revenue grants are used to support the operation of a service. Capital grants are used to provide an asset.