County Hall announces council tax freeze

First published in Local News Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

COUNCIL tax set by Essex County Council is set to be frozen next year.

A draft budget issued by County Hall aims for the freeze, allowing it to claim a government grant equivalent to a one per cent rise.

The decision will mean a Band D home pays £1,086.75, the same as this year, towards the county council.

Individual borough and parish councils may set their own increases, some of which have already been announced.

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8:02am Fri 18 Jan 13

Nebs says...

Still cheaper in Southend, even after the rise this coming April.
Still cheaper in Southend, even after the rise this coming April. Nebs
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10:28am Fri 18 Jan 13

roger bacon says...

Essex County Council-No increase in Council Tax
Tendring District Council-Reduction in Council Tax
Colchester Borough Council-Increase in Council Tax
Says it all really
Essex County Council-No increase in Council Tax Tendring District Council-Reduction in Council Tax Colchester Borough Council-Increase in Council Tax Says it all really roger bacon
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11:12am Fri 18 Jan 13

micksmercs says...

roger bacon wrote:
Essex County Council-No increase in Council Tax
Tendring District Council-Reduction in Council Tax
Colchester Borough Council-Increase in Council Tax
Says it all really
Yes well, we must have the maximum income so as not to loose our top paid chiefs and their pensions. Colchester is one pathetic town now thanks to these overpaid idiots.Talking of idiots, please Gazette no more photos of Tim Young the would be traffic warden a assasin as it depresses me.Even more so his wife.Thanking you in advance.
[quote][p][bold]roger bacon[/bold] wrote: Essex County Council-No increase in Council Tax Tendring District Council-Reduction in Council Tax Colchester Borough Council-Increase in Council Tax Says it all really[/p][/quote]Yes well, we must have the maximum income so as not to loose our top paid chiefs and their pensions. Colchester is one pathetic town now thanks to these overpaid idiots.Talking of idiots, please Gazette no more photos of Tim Young the would be traffic warden a assasin as it depresses me.Even more so his wife.Thanking you in advance. micksmercs
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