How Oxfordshire learnt the lessons
Central and local government are set on a collision course over council tax following the chancellor’s clear demand for a freeze.
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Central and local government are set on a collision course over council tax following the chancellor's clear demand for a council tax freeze in last week's Autumn Statement.
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