St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Election results for 2019

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City region households facing council tax rise to fund mayor

People living in Liverpool City Region are facing a higher council tax bill to pay for the running costs of its mayor.

Steve Rotheram
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Mayor Steve Rotheram is proposing a precept which will see most residents paying between £12.67 and £38 a year on top of their existing council tax, depending on which band their property is in.

The bill for his first year as mayor was paid for by the six local authorities of the city region, which cannot afford to repeat the outlay this year.

"In the face of continuing austerity, we cannot expect our six local authorities to carry on funding the combined authority," said Mr Rotheram