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Households face £121 increase in council tax

Mar 4, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

NEARLY every household in England and Wales will face council tax rises of up to £121 next month as local authorities raise bills to fund social care.

A survey by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (Cipfa) found councils plan to raise their bills by an average of 4 per cent. A Band D property will have a rise of £60 to nearly £1,600, while a larger Band H property will go up £121 to £3,181.

Calculations show average Band E homes going up by £74 to £1,940

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