Swindon Council is seeking to implement new Parish Councils across Swindon. West Swindon is affected by these plans which will:
This is in addition to an expected council- tax rise from the Borough Council and overall you will be subject to a rise in your council-tax bills of around £120.
Conservatives Councillors are seeking to do this to avoid a referendum to raise people’s Council Tax by over 2%. This is a backdoor stealth tax and double taxation for services you already pay for. This is profoundly undemocratic. I am committed to ensuring residents have their say in a referendum.