Given this substantial investment in local government, we expect all authorities to budget prudently and not place excessive demands on their council taxpayers
Local government should be under no illusions; we will use our capping powers to deal with excessive increases, as we have done over the last two years.
We will publish our own final figures shortly.
Local Government Association LOCAL AUTHORITIES SET TO DELIVER AVERAGE 4% COUNCIL TAX BILLS with reaction
Times newspaper SURVEY OF 200 AUTHORITIES SHOWS AVERAGE RISE OF 4.3%