Northamptonshire County Council leader admits she fears losing a referendum on council tax

Northamptonshire County Council leader admits she fears losing a referendum on council tax
 

Northamptonshire County Council leader fears losing a referendum on a council tax increase despite suggestions the public would be willing to pay more for public services. A 4.98 per cent increase in council tax was proposed in its 2018-19 draft budget published yesterday.
The figure includes a 3 per cent precept for adult social care and means the projected council tax income for 2018-19 stands at £292.86m.
Any increase in council tax of or above 2 per cent (excluding the adult care precept) would have triggered a referendum.
But though the public consultation indicates a willingness among... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional East, Views: 31
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