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Greens plan Brighton and Hove council tax rise referendum

Brighton and Hove could become the first council in the country to hold a referendum on whether council tax can be raised by 4.75%.

The Green-led authority has said the rise is the only way it can maintain the current level of services for vulnerable people.

BBC South East Today reporter Rebecca Williams spoke to council leader Jason Kitcat and Conservative MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, Simon Kirby.

  • 17 Jan 2014
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