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Local authority meetings and votes about Council Tax: ministerial letter

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Letter from Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis about removing 'red tape' for councillors taking part in Council Tax debates.

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Letter from Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis to local authority leaders, explaining that councillors do not need to declare their interest as a Council Tax payer and get a dispensation to take part in council discussions or votes about Council Tax.