Tag Archives: Council Tax

Commenting on Proposed Council Tax Rises

The Conservative party is split on the question of council tax rises. Conservatives in central government are saying they want to see council tax kept at its current level, but locally in Cambridgeshire we’ve got a Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner and a Conservative run County Council who are proposing council tax rises. I have [...]

Proposal to Increase Council Tax Announced by Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright (Conservative) has just announced his plans to increase the policing element of council tax by 1.9% as of April this year. Mr Bright stood on a ten point manifesto, number six of which stated: Not to put any additional burden on [...]

Good News Says MP As Cambridge Gets Paltry Fraction of Concessionary Fares Cash

Was Cambridge’s MP Julian Huppert Too Hasty to Describe the Local Government Settlement as Good News for Cambridge City Council? On Monday the 31st of January 2011 the amounts to be paid to local councils from central government for the 2011/12 financial year were announced. Cambridge’s MP Julian Huppert welcomed the settlement in a tweet [...]