The T&A have reported that the Tories have reached a deal in which they can raises tax again this year.
In a deal struck with the Lib Dems and Greens the rise will be 2.5%
At a time when its harder to pay the bills, when food prices are going up, when we need people to start buying again to kick start the economy, the Tories decide to increase taxes again.
What have we seen over the past year with our taxes?
Local swimming pools under threat
Post Offices Closing
Poor road maintenance/patchy gritting
The multi-million pound crater on Broadway
The proposed demolition of the iconic Odeon
UKIP is the only local party that would vote against any further rises in Council Tax, expose the waste of the region and council, and pump more funding into frontline services.