‘Local authority set to cut council tax’ (EADT)

Leader of the Labour opposition at TDC Ivan Henderson said the saving was not even enough to “buy a jar of coffee.”

“They are playing politics with the council’s finances and it’s going to create a black hole,” he said.

“It’s such a small amount of money for people to notice in their pockets, but it’s £30,000 to the council which could be used to assist the struggling third sector. The money could be spent on travel subsidies and crime and disorder partnerships.

“This is lost revenue to the people of Tendring. It’s irresponsible.

“The £2.24 saving for a band D household is not even enough to buy a jar of coffee.” 

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