Fife Council could be losing out on half a million of funds because of a legal loophole applied to second homes.
Cuts to education outlined as part of Fife Council’s budget for 2019 have come in for strong criticism from some quarters.
Fife’s joint SNP/Labour administration has pushed through plans to bridge a £9.1 million budget gap for the coming year by increasing council tax by 3% and making £4.8 million of savings.
Councillors in Dundee agreed a 3% rise in council tax yesterday after a gruelling five-hour meeting to set next year's revenue budget.
Fife’s joint SNP/Labour administration has passed plans to bridge a £9.1 million budget gap for the coming year by increasing council tax by 3% and making £4.8 million of savings.
Two senior Tory councillors refused to take part in Perth and Kinross budget talks because they couldn’t stomach a 4% increase in council tax.
The Labour group on Dundee City Council has said it would raise council tax by 4.7% in order to avoid cutting schools' budgets next year.
Fife’s Labour co-leader warns outlook for local services is “very bleak” without more government funding
Fife Council's Labour co-leader has warned the outlook for local services is "very bleak" without additional Scottish Government funding.
Nearly two thirds of Dundee residents say they are "comfortable" at the thought of a hike in council tax rates when the council sets its budget next month.
A holiday home for children with cancer has had its tax bill slashed after calls for it to be recognised as a special case.