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Many councils 'plan tax rises'

Almost a third of all local authorities in England plan to increase council tax next year despite a government incentive to freeze it, according to new research.

Almost a third of all local authorities in England plan to increase council tax next year despite a government incentive to freeze it, according to new research.

The report, published by the Local Government Chronicle, says that Conservative-run county councils are more likely than others to be considering a rise.

Mike Sergeant reports.

  • 07 Nov
  • From the section UK