Jan 302018

11p a week increase proposed for Dales services

Derbyshire Dales District Council proposes to increase its share of Council Tax bills by 2.99%, which would mean Dales households paying on average 11p more a week for District Council services in 2018/19.

The District Council, which collects Council Tax on behalf of all local authorities but only spends 12% of the total (Derbyshire County Council’s share is 71%), will be explaining at a series of community forums how we propose to provide services to local people at an average cost of just 56p a day – despite the continuing squeeze on finances.

Tonight’s forum at Matlock Town Hall starts at 7pm, and will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel.

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 January 30, 2018

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