Referendums on council tax limits should be abolished in order to secure the financial sustainability of councils, Lord Porter will argue later today.
Labour’s proposed Property and Garden Tax could increase the average council tax bill by 224%, the Conservatives have warned.
Neil Merrick explores the expansion of parish council duties – and the subsequent rise in precepts.
Council tax and business rates in Scotland should be devolved in full to local authorities, think tank says.
Council tax in Wales remains lower than in England, new figures published today have revealed.
An attempt to get rid of the leader of Surrey County Council in the wake of an alleged ‘sweetheart deal’ with the Government has failed today.
Councils are spending more than £14.5m a year on providing ‘facility time’ for trade union reps, according to new research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA).
New documents have come to light revealing more evidence of a ‘secret deal’ between Surrey County Council and the Government over the county’s proposed 15% tax hike.
A leaked recording has allegedly caught the leader of Surrey County Council, David Hodge, admitting he secured a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ from ministers to call off a referendum.
England is facing the ‘single highest’ council tax increase in a decade, new study reveals.