Derbyshire council tax rise will help 'rising numbers' of needy children



A council tax hike in Derbyshire will help 'rising numbers of children in need', according to a report.
Conservative-led Derbyshire County Council (DCC) intends to approve a 4.99 per cent rise in the controversial tax for 2018-19 - along with £12.3million in cuts which include a £2.9m reduction in children’s services.
READ MORE: Derbyshire poised for £12m cuts, council tax rise and job losses
A DCC consultation last autumn showed the majority of respondents - 41 per cent - said they were willing to pay an extra one to two per cent increase in council tax.
Last year, the authority - then... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 26
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