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More Council Tax

by | 27th, March 2007

ind1.jpgTHAT mess of rubbish strewn on the ground after the bin-men have been, those street-lights than haven’t worked for years, the graffiti on the wall outside that has never been cleaned up (although maybe the latter is a Banksy creation)…

Well, it’s all paid for by your council tax contributions and now, according to the Telegraph, you’ll have to pay even more.

The Government are expected to unveil above-inflation council tax increases today, with bills set to rise by an average of 4.2%.

Indeed, since New Labour came to power, council tax revenues have more than doubled to £23.5 billion while the bill for an average band D home has shot up by 85% in the same period.

Tony Blair’s home comes with the job…



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