Harrow Borough Council to approve 2 per cent rise in council tax on Thursday

Harrow Borough Council will approve its budget on Thursday.

It is proposing a two per cent increase in council tax and a £200,000 cut to the street cleaning budget.

The meeting on February 28 will start at 7.30pm.

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11:18pm Mon 25 Feb 13

starbright says...

Hold your head in shame Harrow. You were offered a way to freeze council tax and you declined it. Poor decision by a poor cabinet!
Hold your head in shame Harrow. You were offered a way to freeze council tax and you declined it. Poor decision by a poor cabinet! starbright

11:25pm Mon 25 Feb 13

Nana says...

starbright wrote:
Hold your head in shame Harrow. You were offered a way to freeze council tax and you declined it. Poor decision by a poor cabinet!
Actually it was a good decision by a Cabinet that saw through the con. It was the equivalent of a payday loan which would have cost Harrow residents more in the long run. Tory run Bromley agrees it is a gimmick by Pickles & co.
[quote][p][bold]starbright[/bold] wrote: Hold your head in shame Harrow. You were offered a way to freeze council tax and you declined it. Poor decision by a poor cabinet![/p][/quote]Actually it was a good decision by a Cabinet that saw through the con. It was the equivalent of a payday loan which would have cost Harrow residents more in the long run. Tory run Bromley agrees it is a gimmick by Pickles & co. Nana

2:02pm Tue 26 Feb 13

starbright says...

Nana get the feeling you don't like my posts. .never mind! Now a reality check for you;
Harrow lose 1.5 per cent this year and yet are telling residents it is 1.8?
Approx 1.5 million was made in investments by Harrow last year.
Millions wasted on Capitas IT system and by other council officers in the last few years.
Lots of councils have frozen or dropped council tax charges and we have the 3rd highest in London!
It is clear to me that too much money is currently wasted by This Labour run council. I thought you were not going to answer my posts in future until I revealed my identity? Anyway in future when responding please ensure the whole picture is given and not one that suits yourself and Harrow Council. Poor decision by a poorly run council
Nana get the feeling you don't like my posts. .never mind! Now a reality check for you; Harrow lose 1.5 per cent this year and yet are telling residents it is 1.8? Approx 1.5 million was made in investments by Harrow last year. Millions wasted on Capitas IT system and by other council officers in the last few years. Lots of councils have frozen or dropped council tax charges and we have the 3rd highest in London! It is clear to me that too much money is currently wasted by This Labour run council. I thought you were not going to answer my posts in future until I revealed my identity? Anyway in future when responding please ensure the whole picture is given and not one that suits yourself and Harrow Council. Poor decision by a poorly run council starbright

4:55pm Fri 1 Mar 13

Elliegirl says...

Not only a 2% rise in Council Tax but £650,000 cut in Streets,Waste and Grounds Maintainance .Plus 230 job losses good bye Labour.
Not only a 2% rise in Council Tax but £650,000 cut in Streets,Waste and Grounds Maintainance .Plus 230 job losses good bye Labour. Elliegirl

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