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Five London councils defy council tax freeze

19 February 2013 Last updated at 17:13 GMT

Five London councils are set to raise their council tax next year, defying the government which has provided payments to help fund a freeze.

Among them is a Conservative-controlled authority; Bromley.

Jagdish Sharma, leader of Hounslow Council, Sue Clark, Irene McNamara and Stephen Carr, leader of Bromley Council appear in this report by Tim Donovan.