Rising council tax bills could leave Plymouth's poorest unable to pay, says charity leader - Plymouth Herald

Harry Davis, campaign manager at the Taxpayers' Alliance, said: "For years hard-pressed families have been struggling with the huge burden of rising council tax bills as local authorities have lavishly spent our cash.

"In Plymouth alone, council tax has been increased on 15 of the last 17 opportunities, so taxpayers will have little sympathy for council bosses complaining about a reduction in the grant they are getting from central government.

"Council leaders should be doing more to bring down spending and cut out waste before asking taxpayers to dig deeper into their pockets."

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Rising council tax bills could leave Plymouth's poorest unable to pay, says charity leader - Plymouth Herald
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