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


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.

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