Fareham councillors freeze council tax for sixth year running

Daily Echo: Fareham council leader Sean Woodward Fareham council leader Sean Woodward

COUNCILLORS last night voted to freeze council tax for the sixth year running.

Fareham Borough Council’s full council voted in favour of the measure, which will mean that a band D property in the borough’s council tax will be £140.22 and that Fareham’s element will be unchanged in six years.

They also agreed to earmark £34,601,000 for key projects for the years 2013/14 to 2017/18.

Council leader Cllr Sean Woodward said: “If you take inflation into account over the period it’s a 20 per cent decrease for Fareham.

“We have done that without reducing services and without compulsory redundancies.

“We continue to be almost the lowest council tax in England.”

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12:00pm Sat 22 Feb 14

jackois says...

Perhaps Southampton might set out on a fact finding expedition and see if they could learn anything?
Perhaps Southampton might set out on a fact finding expedition and see if they could learn anything? jackois
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