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HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM COUNCIL TAX

EDM (Early Day Motion) 562A1: tabled on 09 January 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr Greg Hands on 08 January 2007. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from `House' to end and add `notes the three per cent. cut in council tax proposed in Hammersmith and Fulham, paid for in part by a generous additional £3.6 million in government grant and in part by imprudently raiding the council's balances; but deplores the cuts in services being implemented by the council, in particular the closure of Hurlingham and Chelsea School, the sacking of all 166 home helps, the cancellation of the affordable rented homes programme, the 50 per cent. increase in burial charges and the cuts in street cleansing and meals-on-wheels services.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates Hammersmith and Fulham Council on its three per cent. cut in council tax for 2007-08 in the first budget of the Council's new administration; notes with disapproval the further increase in the precept by London Mayor Livingstone; and calls on the Mayor to learn the lesson from Hammersmith and Fulham that better services can be provided at the same time as lower taxes.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.