Council tax to be frozen in Fife next year

Councillors have agreed to freeze the council tax in Fife for next year.

The move was agreed to in a meeting today - and means current rates remain the same for 2021/22.

But rents are going to increase by 1.5% - as are water charges for all residents.

Extra money has been provided by the Scottish Government to support the council tax freeze.

Kingdom FM heard from both of Fife Council's co-leaders in the run up to today's meeting.

David Alexander is the SNP co-leader of the council:

But Labour co-leader David Ross is concerned that council tax may have to go up by a bigger amount in future years if there is not further cash forthcoming from Holyrood:

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