Council Tax Freeze

How Local Government Pensions Add to Your Council Tax Bill

Emma Boon | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Politics
Emma Boon

This year the government is making available an extra £650 million to help principal local authorities to freeze council tax. In the last 10 years council tax has almost doubled across the UK, yet many residents have not seen a corresponding increase in the services they receive.

The £3m Grant That Would Cost Our Council £5.4m

Jason Kitcat | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics
Jason Kitcat

A £3m grant that loses us £5.4m is not a good deal, how could it be? Accepting it would be agreeing to more Tory cuts, and acquiescing to the cynical politics of the coalition government. As a Green, I resist.