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BEST VALUE PLANS BECOME LAW

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Government proposals to replace CCT with best value and abolish crude and universal capping have finally become law...
Government proposals to replace CCT with best value and abolish crude and universal capping have finally become law.

But the final stages of the Local Government (Best Value and Capping) Bill were marked by a furious row as the Tories accused ministers of trying to 'crush dissent' and 'stifle debate'.

The Act scraps crude and universal capping, but introduces powers to withdraw council tax benefit subsidy for councils spending over their standard spending assessment.
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