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Require councils to suspend council tax increases for year 2021/2022

Submitted by Oliwia Korzeniowska on Sunday 10th January 2021

Published on Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Current Signatures: 1,508
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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2021 ~ Council ~ council tax ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Forced ~ Forces ~ forcing ~ Government ~ It ~ Millions ~ Money ~ October ~ Outbreak ~ Pandemic ~ Roses ~ security ~ Tax ~ The Government ~ Unemployment

Petition Action

Require councils to suspend council tax increases for year 2021/2022

Petition Details

Require councils to suspend council tax rises, to ease the pressure on family budgets caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Additional Information

As a result of the pandemic, the unemployment rate rose to 4.9% in the three months to October, with the jobless total up to 1.7 million people. Millions are still worried about the future of their jobs and financial security of their families.
It is important that people have money for essentials.
The Government should require councils to suspend any rises in council tax to help people who are struggling, by giving them the security that they need and not forcing them to pay more charges.


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