Staffordshire County Council Cuts Council Tax

council taxConservative controlled Staffordshire County Council announced today that they are cutting their share of the council tax for the coming year from April.

At this morning’s meeting of the Full Council, Cllr Philip Atkins, Leader of the Council, said the County Council will be cutting council tax for 2013/14 by 0.1%.  The cut follows a freeze in council tax for the last two years in Staffordshire.

Since taking control of the County Council in 2009, the Conservative controlling group have only raised council tax once, in 2009 by 1.4%, compared with an average annual increase of 6.5% over the previous ten years by the Labour Party.

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