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Brighton and Hove council tax rise set at 1.99%
Updated 7:25pm Wednesday 5th March 2014 in News
Brighton and Hove residents will face a 1.99% rise in council tax after councillors finally agreed next year's budget.
At a special meeting of full council this afternoon, following last week's five hour meeting when no agreement could be reached, a cross party amendment was unanimously voted through.
And despite 20 no votes for the budget as a whole, there were 26 yes votes and three abstentions meaning the budget was passed.
It followed another attempt by the Green Party to push through their 4.75% rise which would have meant a referendum for the city.
But it was again voted down.
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