Lincolnshire’s county councillors vote for allowance rise

February 21, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire’s county councillors have voted to increase their allowances by 2.2%, putting their basic allowance at more than £10,000 a year. The increase will mean they receive an extra £222 a year. UKIP councillors at the Conservative-controlled council had called for a 1% decrease and Labour councillors abstained from the vote. Council tax has also been increased by 1.9% – which will mean a rise of £20 a year for a Band D tax payer. […]