Households in Suffolk could see council tax bills rise by 4.7% next year if the county’s local authorities and police do as the government suggests in its local government settlement.
Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed – with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.
Fresh concerns have been raised over Suffolk County Council’s overspend, as opposition groups warn it is struggling to stay afloat.
Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.
All services will be examined for cuts at Suffolk County Council as new figures predict the authority is on course for an £8.6million overspend this year.
The new Lake Lothing crossing could go over its original budget with council documents warning it could cost up to £100m.
Suffolk County Council’s element of tax bills this year will see the biggest percentage rise since the notorious 18.5pc hike in 2003.
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