Surprises in the rises
March 16, 2015 Leave a comment
I was junking some old bills, when I noticed the recent rises in Council Tax bills for the Borough of Southend-on-Sea. Here are the increases in recent years, all brought to you by a Conservative administration that is now complaining in opposition about the modest 1.95% rise we have brought in this year.
Now council tax rises in of themselves are not a bad thing – for starters if you do not keep up with inflation then you will see cuts. However, it is a bit rich for the Tories to moan about a rise this year when not that long ago they were happy to put Council Tax up in Southend-on-Sea.