Plan to freeze Wiltshire Council tax until 2013

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Wiltshire Council has announced plans to freeze its share of council tax until 2013.

The council's component of the tax makes up 80% of what residents pay. The rest goes to the police, fire service and parish councils.

Authorities that freeze council tax are eligible for a grant equivalent to a 2.5% increase in their share of the levy.

The proposals will be discussed at the authority's budget meeting on Tuesday.

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