Cost not linked to population density
I would like to the figures given by Mr Dance. He states that the average precept is skewed downward by small councils. The second highest precept levied in Ashford is that of Appledore Parish Council, with just 326 Band D equivalent households. There is no relationship between the size of a local council and the precept it charges.
He indicates that councils in densely populated areas attract greater demands than rural parishes, and states that a realistic charge is £50 to £100. The