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Nosey money Question

(26 Posts)
seb1 Tue 28-Jun-11 22:41:40

Was reading some other threads where people put household expenses on and I thought I paid an "average" council tax and was quite frugal on the gas and electricity but have just realised how bloody expensive heating is in the cold northern end of the country. So I am £225 council tax and £125 Gas and electricity a month. So being a bit nosey how does that compare.

fivegomadindorset Tue 28-Jun-11 22:42:58

£277 council tax
£190 electricity
£200 heating and water (SO so covers winter)

OvO Tue 28-Jun-11 22:45:51

I can't remember what my council tax is (but i think its less than yours) but I pay an average of £125 a quarter for my gas and same again for electricity. I'm in cold Scotland. I had my heating on last week as it's been so cold!

OvO Tue 28-Jun-11 22:47:26

Just checked and my council tax (which includes the water bill) is £150 a month.

bellavita Tue 28-Jun-11 22:47:30

£180 council tax a month
£37 Electric and £28 Gas - these are the last payments made. They can vary as we do our readings monthly and pay monthly.

seb1 Tue 28-Jun-11 22:49:15

I am in Scotland as well and tis still freezing here.

DuelingFanjo Tue 28-Jun-11 22:49:26

£109 council tax - doesn't it depend entirely on what band you are in?
Gas £75 a month
Elec - £45 a month

both these have gone up recently.

water £34 a month

AgentProvocateur Tue 28-Jun-11 22:50:21

250 council tax and 180 gas & leccie. Also in Scotland, and also had the heating on until last week. For comparison, remember that Scottish council tax includes water, which is a separate bill in England.

OvO Tue 28-Jun-11 22:52:42

I took my dc to the park a few weeks ago and they were wearing wooly hats and gloves! Where's my summer?!

seb1 Tue 28-Jun-11 22:58:12

Summer was 2 hours one afternoon in April.

OvO Tue 28-Jun-11 22:59:53

Ah, I probably had an afternoon nap and missed it.

NunSoQueer Tue 28-Jun-11 23:00:27

£253 council tax pm
£40 leccy pm
£115 gas pm

CogitoErgoSometimes Wed 29-Jun-11 05:19:39

Council tax £157 (but I get a 25% single person discount). Combined gas/electric £92. That's for a three-bed semi if it helps.

ragged Wed 29-Jun-11 06:21:37

170/month on Council.
44 quid/month lekki.
Heating is oil, about 50 quid/month?
Big det. 4 bed house, 6 people, but we keep temps down and turn everything off when not in use.

ragged Wed 29-Jun-11 06:23:54

Ooh! just realised 9 quid/month or so of that is the hot water, so only in summer months, too. Might be 36 quid/month or so on electric, without the immersion heater.

EttiKetti Wed 29-Jun-11 06:33:40

CTax £100 but only band A!
Gas/elec £96/mth, large 3 bed terraces house, not particularly frugal, well I am, but the others aren't!!

TheHumanCatapult Wed 29-Jun-11 06:46:30

council tax £255 a month not including water bill

Water bill 55 a month
Elecy 60 a month
Oil for heting and my hotwater average over a year and i reckon 400 a month

And i wonder why i am broke.

HarrietJones Wed 29-Jun-11 06:48:32

Council tax-150(band c)
Water -25

JamieJay Wed 29-Jun-11 13:31:57

Council tax - £108
Gas - £62
Electric - £45
Water - £48

ruddynorah Wed 29-Jun-11 13:34:34

Council tax £105
Water £30
Gas and electric £80

poppyandsneeze Wed 29-Jun-11 13:35:39

Council tax - £176 pm
Electricity - £50 pm
Oil heating - £86 pm
Water - £20pm

South West of the country

vickibee Wed 29-Jun-11 20:01:05

c tax £129 (band c) water rates £25, gas £75 elec £37

PanicMode Thu 30-Jun-11 13:53:19

We pay 150 a month council tax, 140 for gas and leccy and 20 a month on water. We have a four bed Victorian house in the SE - hopefully our gas will come down when we have our new windows fitted because it's a money pit to heat in the winter at the moment!

loopy9 Thu 30-Jun-11 19:05:26

council tax £210
Gas 67
Elec 77 (paying off winter as dd was set to this will come down)
Water about 59

Jaspants Thu 30-Jun-11 19:11:15

Band D council tax - £143
Water - £55
Gas - £55
Electricity - £83

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