Torridge holds down council tax

TORRIDGE District Council voted not to increase its council tax demands for the next financial year on Monday. Council Leader Cllr James Morrish, said: I am delighted that we are able to freeze our council tax without adversely affecting the services we

TORRIDGE District Council voted not to increase its council tax demands for the next financial year on Monday.Council Leader Cllr James Morrish, said: "I am delighted that we are able to freeze our council tax without adversely affecting the services we provide. We have a long-term strategy to reduce financial waste and identify ways in which we can work leaner; these challenges will drive high performance and efficiencies for Torridge."Today's decision of a nil increase in council tax is just the start of good things to come. We place our communities at the heart of every decision we take here at Torridge. "Unfortunately Devon County Council could not match us and as they take the lion's share of the council tax from our residents, their increase of 2.89 per cent means that on average, Torridge residents will need to find an extra �30.78, which I find really disappointing.


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