Surrey County Council’s Cabinet today approved a plan to reject the Coalition’s council tax freeze. The Cabinet agreed a proposal to increase council tax by 2.99% in April. Its recommendation will go forward to a meeting of Surrey’s Full Council on Tuesday 7 February where a final decision will be taken.
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has praised Surrey County Council’s good work in making the most of the opportunities created by the 2012 Games. He told the website Get Surrey that the county is already seeing the benefits with £740m worth of Olympic-related contracts going to local businesses. He said Surrey is playing its part and … Continue reading