David Morris – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by David Morris on 2014-03-31.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of local authorities who will hold a referendum as a result of raising council tax by two per cent or more for 2014-15.

Brandon Lewis

[Holding Reply: Thursday 3 April 2014]

The DCLG statistical release of 26 March 2014 showing the levels of council tax set by local authorities in England for 2014-2015 is available at:


It shows that no local authority in England is required to hold a council tax referendum in 2014-15 (table 11).