Council tax freeze costing public services £2.8bn a year

Council tax freeze costing public services £2.8bn a year

Local authorities could have raised an extra £2.8bn a year if council tax had risen in line with inflation, according to new research.

Scottish councils face toughest years ahead

Councils in Scotland are facing budgetary pressures ‘of a scale not previously experienced’, the public spending watchdog is warning.

Scottish councils face toughest years ahead

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