February 6, 2024 7.00 pm

Higher council tax, higher deficits: Lincolnshire’s financial paradox

Deficits at district level “frankly not good enough,” says council leader

By Local Democracy Reporter

County councillors are pressing ahead with a 4.99% council tax increase for Lincolnshire, though it still presents a £500,000 budget deficit despite being the maximum tax hike.

Lincolnshire County Council’s updated budget proposals for 2024/25 were unanimously agreed and approved by the executive on Tuesday, February 6.

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