Council tax bills in Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City up after six-year freeze

PUBLISHED: 17:20 24 February 2015 | UPDATED: 17:23 24 February 2015

Derrick Ashley,cabinet member for resources

Derrick Ashley,cabinet member for resources

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Despite record low inflation, council tax bills will be going up for the first time for six years under a county-wide budget voted through today.

Although Welwyn Hatfield Council has decided to freeze its “precept” for 2015/16, the county council voted to increase its own far larger share of the bills by £22.26 for a Band D home – the first rise since 2008/9.

For a full report, see this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times, in shops from tomorrow (Wednesday).


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