Confirmation that Ealing is freezing their Council Tax. Band D bills will stay at £1,369.75 (including the frozen Boris precept.)
Councillor David Scott, Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance,
“With the country in recession and many people in the borough facing the prospect of unemployment, our top priority was to help local people as much as possible by freezing Council Tax.”
“The prudent budget we have agreed means we can keep Council Tax the same while continuing to make significant investments in the services our residents rely on.
“In our drive to deliver value for money we have been able to shed millions of pounds in operating costs by making Council departments more efficient. This has ensured that we are in a strong financial position and have contingencies to cope with any extra pressure on local services as the recession hits.”