council tax

  • 21 Dec 2012

    Plaid Cymru has attacked Westminster's cuts to council tax benefits and has accused the Welsh Government of failing to protect Wales’ poorest households.

  • 30 Oct 2012

    On 31 October the House of Commons will debate the Local Government Finance Bill, which proposes to cut 10% of the grant local authorities receive from central government towards council tax benefits.

  • 30 Oct 2012

    On 31 October the House of Commons will debate the Local Government Finance Bill, which proposes to cut 10 per cent of the grant local authorities receive from central government towards council tax benefits.

  • 18 Feb 2012

    Two Labour council leaders are supporting calls from the Green Party for the government to “come clean” on their future proposals for local government finance.

  • 20 Aug 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.

  • 31 Jul 2010

    Unlock Democracy is among those raising questions about government plans to allow the public to veto council tax increases in England.