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Rates Up for Some 2Householders will still pay a rate of 14s 4d in the £ rates on industrial property which is subsided have gone up from 14d to 9 d to 15s 2d and rates for other property have gone up from 14s 7d to 14s and 9d.

These levels were reached only after a stormy committee meeting on Wednesday.

At the meeting Labour members they abstained on the rate fixing vote now they plan to fight the committees decision in Council.

A motion was passed to instruct all committee chairman chief officers and heads of departments to take the most stringent economy precautions "during this economic crisis".

Only the Governments doubling of its 5d domestic rate subsidy saved domestic ratepayers from an increase committee chairman had to sacrifice a further £53,000 from there already amputated estimates chief sufferer was education which lost another £30,000.

Ructions

In addition the extra £15,000 which the education committee voted last week for havering technical college was axed. There were ructions when education committee chairman Cllr. Norman Richards produced a supplementary list of cuts to the tune of £30,000 which his committee had not seen.

“Is this what you call Democracy” asked Councillor Pat Ridley.

The rating level now decided is the absolute minimum needed to carry havering through the new financial year. The working balance will be only £200,000. When councillor Michael Ward suggested higher rates might have to be levied if an emergency cropped up later in the year, finance committee chairman Ald. Ken Hay replied: "That’s always a possibility in these conditions."

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