Category Archive: UKIP

Nov 29 2016

Struggling Stoke-on-Trent residents to be clobbered with 3% council tax rise

The City Independent, Conservative and UKIP coalition are proposing to hit struggling Stoke-on-Trent residents with a 3% council tax hike – whilst slashing council services by ¬£61m and nearly three hundred jobs loses. City Independent council leader Dave Conway told PotteriesEYE that he was trying to keep the jobs loses as low as possible. “I …

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Nov 29 2016

Stoke-on-Trent City Council budget proposals released at 5pm today!

Will council tax rise or be frozen? More cuts to services or has austerity come to an end? Will staff be safe in their jobs? Find out at 5pm as Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s City Independent, Conservative and UKIP coalition release their budget proposals for 2017.  

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Sep 23 2015

Coalition distance themselves from councillor at centre of migrants ‘joke’ row

The councillor at the centre of a migrants twitter “joke” row is to be thrown off committees and is out of the coalition the leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council has confirmed. Richard Broughan resigned from UKIP on Monday after being suspended by the party last month. Now council leader Dave Conway told PotteriesEYE¬†that Cllr Broughan’s …

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Aug 10 2015

Stoke-on-Trent poorest families still set to pay 30% of council tax

The new administration at Stoke-on-Trent City Council has decided that its council tax support (CTS) scheme will remain the same for at least another year. The move by the City Independent, Conservative and UKIP coalition will leave 13,000 poor families to pay at least 30% of their council tax bill – one of the highest …

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