Council tax increase agreed at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

PUBLISHED: 17:57 01 March 2020 | UPDATED: 10:47 02 March 2020

Tax will go up by £5 in Welwyn Hatfield. Picture: Sarah Allison.

Tax will go up by £5 in Welwyn Hatfield. Picture: Sarah Allison.

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Welwyn Hatfield residents will see a council tax increase by an average of 3.75 per cent – marking another year of increase.

This year, your tax will increase by another £5 on average a month. The rise - agreed at a meeting of full council on Tuesday (February 25) - is due to precepts increase at Parish Councils, Hertfordshire County Council and by the Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd.

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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is only increasing its tax by around £3.15 for the whole year.

The average band D council tax for 2020/21 is £1,867.06, which is an increase per year of £67.56 or 3.75 per cent.

However, it does range in some areas from £1,825.10 to £1,909.06 and the increase from 3.64 per cent to 4.29 per cent compared to 2019/20 levels.


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