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Fire service to freeze its tax
3:00pm Thursday 7th March 2013 in Headlines
HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Authority is freezing its portion of the council tax for the third successive year.
The £2million in savings made by the authority last year means council tax will remain the same despite|further government grant cuts.
For a Band D property, the council tax remains at £61.38, equivalent to £1.18 per week.
This remains one of the lowest fire and rescue service rates in England. The budget for providing fire and rescue services to Hampshire for 2013-14 will be £67.5million, a 4.3 per cent fall compared to last year.