Crawley tax rise gets go-ahead

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Crawley Borough Council’s Cabinet has backed plans to increase council tax.

The 0.77 per cent rise to the local authority’s share of the tax will now go before a Full Council vote at the Town Hall on February 24.

Cabinet members yesterday (February 10) recommended the rise, which would increase the tax from £187.83 to £189.27 for a band D property, and other items of its 2016/17 budget be approved at the public meeting.

A council spokesman said the councillors voted through all items as recommended by council officers.

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