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The Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Council Tax Increases) (England) Regulations 2012

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Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 1QUESTION TO BE ASKED IN A REFERENDUM

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Part of the council tax in your area goes to [insert name of authority in respect of which the referendum is held].

For the financial year beginning on 1st April [insert relevant financial year][insert name of authority in respect of which referendum is held] has decided to increase the amount it charges by [insert percentage change in relevant basic amount of council tax from the preceding financial year to the relevant financial year expressed to one decimal place].

That decision is subject to the result of a referendum.

If most voters in [insert name of authority in respect of which referendum is held]’s area choose ‘yes’, the increase will be [insert percentage change in the authority’s relevant basic amount of council tax from the preceding financial year to the relevant financial year expressed to one decimal place].

If most voters in [insert name of authority in respect of which referendum is held]’s area choose ‘no’, the increase will be [insert what the percentage change in the authority’s relevant basic amount of council tax from the preceding financial year to the relevant financial year expressed to one decimal place will be if the authority’s relevant basic amount of council tax is not approved].

Do you agree with [insert name of authority in respect of which referendum is held]’s decision to increase the amount it charges by [insert percentage change in authority’s relevant basic amount of council tax from the preceding financial year to the relevant financial year expressed to one decimal place]?

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