Wolverhampton residents may be in for 0% council tax rise

Great news for Woverhampton residents as the authority publishes a draft budget indicating that there will be a 0% rise in council tax next year for the city’s 136,000 homes (E&S).


Wolverhampton_action_day_2_2 Though they’re keen to emphasise that this is an ‘aspiration’ and a ‘target’ they have put in place plans for a number of cost cutting measures that could well end up easing the tax burden on local people.


The article reports that if council tax was frozen, it’d be the first year without a rise since way back in 1993 when it was reduced by 0.3%.


No doubt supporters at our Wolverhampton branch will be delighted that after hitting the streets and pounding the pavements delivering hundreds of leaflets, it appears that the city council is listening to what the local people want.


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