Under Labour your Council Tax more than doubled, hammering local people in Jesmond and Gosforth directly in their pockets.
For the second year running, the Conservatives have provided extra funding to help councils freeze council tax, delivering savings to hard-working families and pensioners across Newcastle. We have also scrapped Labour’s plans for a wave of further tax hikes.
Council Tax doubled under Labour
Council tax soared across the country under Labour, pushing typical bills across Jesmond and Gosforth to £120 a month.
Council tax frozen again to help with cost of living.
This Conservative-led Government have helped every local authority in England to freeze council tax last year and are funding another freeze this year. The average household will be up to £150 a year better off thanks to direct intervention by the Conservative-led Government.