Council Tax increases or just plain robbery?

March 12, 2015 9:59 AM

Most Welsh Taxpayers, I'm sorry to say, will have their already heavy tax burden increased again this year.

Councils throughout the country have in the past few weeks been setting their budgets, seemingly with no thought for taxpayers. Across Wales - from Abergele to Aberdare, Bridgend to Bangor and Cardiff to Conwy - taxpayers are paying more and more each year without seeing any improvement in their services. Indeed, some are deteriorating.

In North Wales, taxpayers in Conwy are being hit by yet another 5 per cent increase in Council Tax for the second year running. In South Wales taxpayers in Newport are having to pay more too. The Welsh Government has shifted blame for the local authority’s misgivings onto Westminster, but that's not good enough. And, of course, this is the same Welsh Government that wastes taxpayers' money and mishandles the NHS.

The TaxPayers' Alliance is touring North Wales campaigning against Council Tax increases. We'd love for you to join us on any of the stops if you can - it's time to tell local politicians that enough is enough.

Click here to sign the petition.

We will be at the following locations:

Outside Wrexham County Borough Council Building, King Street, Wrexham, Monday 16th March 11am-12pm

Outside Denbighshire County Council Building, Wellington Road, Rhyl, Monday 16th March 3.30-4pm

Outside Abergele Town Hall, Market Street, Abergele, Monday 16th March 4.30-5pm

Outside Colwyn Bay Library, Woodland Road West, Colwyn Bay, Monday 16th March 5.30-6pm

Outside Llandudno Town Hall, Lloyd Street, Llandudno, Tuesday 17th March 10-11am

Outside Conwy County Borough Council Buildings, Bangor Road, Conwy, Tuesday 17th March 11.30-12pm

High Street (beside Bangor Cathedral), Bangor, Tuesday 17th March 2-3pm

Outside Llanfairpwll Train Station, Holyhead Road, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Tuesday 17th March 3.30-4pm


Support our campaign against Council Tax increases by getting in touch help us hold your local representatives to account.

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