Council tax expected to rise by nearly 5% for Sunderland households
Council tax could increase by nearly 5% for Sunderland households for the second year in a row.
Sunderland City Council is proposing to increase core council tax by 2.99% and social care levy by 2% for 2018/19.
It comes after councillors agreed to increase council tax by 4.99% for the 2017/18 financial year, and will be the third increase since 2010.
The increase is one budget proposal to go before the council’s Cabinet on Wednesday.
In a report to councillors, it states: “In order to prevent further cuts to front line services and enable some investment in services, which previous... read more
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