Council tax rises: the figures

>Biggest average total council tax rises in England across all bands and amount of Band D council tax payable:City of London 11.1%, £861; London borough (LB) of Westminster 8.

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Biggest average total council tax rises in England across all bands and amount of Band D council tax payable:

City of London 11.1%, £861; London borough (LB) of Westminster 8.3%, £659; Carlisle 8.3%, £1.364; East Hertfordshire 6.5%, £1,299; West Wiltshire 6.5%, £1,316; Middlesbrough (Cleveland) 6.4%, £1,288; Forest Heath 6.2%, £1,313; Bromley LB 6.2%, £1,160; Sutton LB 6.2% , £1,311; Waltham Forest LB 6.2%, Plymouth 6.2%, £1,235

In Essex and Suffolk, the figures are: Braintree 4.9%, £1,300; Chelmsford 4.2%, £1,295; Colchester 4%, £1,297; Maldon 4.9%, £1,317; Tendring 5.2%, £1,286; Uttlesford 4.8%, £1,310; Babergh 4.3%, £1,295; Forest Health 6.2%, £1,303; Ipswich 4.1%, £1,403; Mid Suffolk 5%, £1,297; St Edmundsbury 4.9%, £1,313; Suffolk Coastal 4.6%, £1,285; Waveney 5.2%, £1,264.


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Highest total Band D council tax totals in England, with the average tax bill in each of those authorities:

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Sedgefield in County Durham, which is included in the Prime Minister's constituency, has the highest Band D tax rate at £1,490. However, the average council tax per household is £989, reflecting the large number of lower banded properties.

Ipswich has the 15th highest total Band D tax, although the average council tax bill is £1,037. The seven district councils in Nottinghamshire all have Band D tax rates in excess of £1,400.

Sedgefield (County Durham) £1,490 (average per dwelling £989); Newark & Sherwood (Nottinghamshire), £1,484 (£1,162); Rutland £1,478 (£1,487); South Bedfordshire £1,464 (£1,294); Easington (County Durham) £1,463 (£938); Kingston-upon-Thames LB £1,449 (£1,470); Mansfield (Notts) £1,444 (£984); Broxtowe (Notts) £1,433 (£1,087); Ashfield (Notts) £1,432 (£994); Bassetlaw (Notts) £1,432 (£1,073);Rushcliffe (Notts), £1,429 (£1,284); Gateshead (Tyne & Wear), £1,419 (£945); Gedling (Notts) £1,413 (£1,162); Oldham £1,412 (£971); Ipswich £1,403 (£1,037).

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