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District plans to increase council tax after freezing it for seven years

PUBLISHED: 15:41 05 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:41 05 February 2018

Many people in the region say they won't be able to save at all, according to the survey. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Many people in the region say they won't be able to save at all, according to the survey. Picture: Sonya Duncan

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Residents in South Norfolk could face paying an additional £5 each year on their annual council tax bill.

The average increase for each household is 3.66 per cent which works out as £5 per year for a Band D property in the district.

With the council tax budget being frozen for seven of the past nine years this increase has been declared “honest pricing” by the council’s leader, John Fuller.

At the cabinet meeting, where members endorsed the budget and council tax hike, he said: “Honest pricing is appreciated by residents as they know where they stand and they can keep track.

“This is a credible budget which we have gone through with a fine tooth comb.”

The budget will face scrutiny by the full council at a public meeting on Monday February 19 in the South Norfolk council offices in Long Stratton from 7.30pm.

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