The seventh reduction in eight years, saving residents £850 a year when compared to the average council tax increase during that period.
Posts Tagged: Council tax
Faced with an above average reduction in Government grant we have shown a steely determination to make savings and protect services
No Conservative worthy of the name should be contemplating a Council Tax increase with the vast potential for further savings
Cutting staff numbers could be avoided by a really big Council Tax increase. Is that what UKIP’s Hampshire councillors favour?
The DCLG only funds those who lobby against their policies
Has the council really exhausted all potential for sharing services, for example – both with the districts and the neighbouring counties?
The Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles has been having a busy August – including announcements to help motorists,… Read more »
Paul Osborn is Executive Director of Conservative Way Forward. Follow Paul on Twitter. Having just put the finishing touches on… Read more »
Oxfordshire County Council, a Conservative/Independents alliance, is proposing new bus lanes with the explicit intention of increasing revenue from fines…. Read more »
How can Conservatives reach out to those in the £15,000-£40,000 income bracket? Cut their Council Tax
Patryk Malinski, who is standing as a council candidate in Hounslow next year, I was really glad to see the… Read more »
Recently, the Shadow Communities Secretary, Hilary Benn, cited Labour research alleging that from 2012 to 2013, the number of households… Read more »
New figures reveal that town halls have failed to collect a massive £2.4 billion in council tax across England –… Read more »
Labour-run Manchester City Council spends over £36 million a year on interest for its £775 million mountain of debt. That… Read more »
Seven out of 10 Conservative councils are freezing or cutting Council Tax, compared to only half of Labour councils. In… Read more »
Cllr Geoffrey Theobald, the leader of the Conservative Group on Brighton & Hove City Council, on how the Left joined… Read more »