Briefing: Swift Read: Council tax in England 2019/20

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
June 6, 2019
Neil Merrick LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • council tax increases
  • variations between types of authority
Local government finance
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The average band D council tax set by English local authorities in 2019-20 rose by 4.7 per cent or £78 – the second highest increase this decade but slightly lower than last year. This briefing looks in more detail at increases across and within tiers of authority.

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