New council tax rise proposal
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority has launched a consultation on whetherresidents wouldsupport a 1.9 per cent increase to its proportion of council tax for 2017/18, equating to £1.17 for a Band D property.
The Fire Authority, over the last six years, has already made savings in excess of £5 million following cuts to the grant it receives from government and needs to find another £1.4 million this coming financial year.
Chairman of the fire authority Sir Peter Brown said: “Weareasmallfireandrescue service and one of the lowest cost per head of population in the country so the savings we are having to find are significant.”
Tohaveyoursayontheproposed council tax increase, complete the one question surveyathttps://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CFRScounciltaxsurvey.