Category Archives: Finance

Reduction in Councillor allowance voted down by Conservatives for second year running

Wokingham Liberal Democrats are astounded that, at the Wokingham Borough Council meeting last Thursday, the Conservatives on the Council voted against reducing the amount of extra money that councillors with special responsibilities are paid for a second year in a row. At the Council meeting, Prue Bray, the leader of the Liberal Democrat group, proposed […]

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Sneaky budget disgrace

Wokingham Liberal Democrats are demanding that Conservative-run Wokingham Borough Council has a more open and honest budget setting process in place before next year. Cllr Kay Gilder (Lib Dem Councillor for South Lake ward) said: ‘There was some really sneaky stuff hidden away in this year’s Council budget. For example, the only information about car […]

No council tax increase proposed for Woodley Town Council

Woodley residents will see no increase in council tax from Woodley Town Council if members accept the Lib Dem recommendation to hold the household precept at the same level as last year at their Full Council meeting next week (8th Feb).  Residents will have to wait until Wokingham Borough Council, Police and Fire Service decided on […]

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