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Croydon’s well-paid councillors pay their Council Tax on time

WALTER CRONXITE on a new report that shows that in neighbouring boroughs, some councillors have not been punctual in paying their Council Tax bills Yet further evidence has emerged that Croydon Council Tax-payers may be forking out far too much … Continue reading

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Never mind the bollocks, here’s the Croydon Conservatives

It’s been Anarchy in the Town Hall this week, as our Tory councillors have been channelling their inner Johnny Rottens. WALTER CRONXITE suggests that such cunning stunts fail to serve their residents So who lost out from the decision of … Continue reading

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Newman hands Tories another gift over Council Tax

WALTER CRONXITE examines the budget options likely to be laid out before Monday’s cabinet meeting and at the full council meeting the following week It’s all over bar the shouting, and there’s sure to be some of that in the … Continue reading

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Newman bites the bullet to raise Council Tax by 3.99%

Tony Newman, who has spent most of his political career trying to shake-off the tag of “Mr 27 per cent” after a Council Tax increase the last time Labour had control of Croydon Town Hall, must be hoping that “Mr … Continue reading

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Trading standards office warning on Council Tax ‘rebate’ calls

The trading standards department at Croydon Council has issued a warning to residents to beware of companies offering a form of “research service” to get them a reduction in their Council Tax bills. A 72-year-old South Norwood resident was charged … Continue reading

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Tory Chancellor cuts £45m from Croydon Council’s funding

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The Tory Government sneaked out some bad news for local authorities just before Christmas, and it is leaving Croydon Council seriously short-changed, says Councillor SIMON HALL The draft local government financial settlement was announced a week before Christmas, … Continue reading

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Council Tax increase ‘inevitable’, by as much as 3.9%

STEVEN DOWNES reports on the 2016-2017 Croydon Council budget, which sees more services cut, more jobs at risk, and charges rising It is “inevitable” that Council Tax in Croydon will rise in 2016, possibly by as much as 3.9 per … Continue reading

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