Council tax will be frozen as Walsall Council unveils £21m savings plans

Council tax will be frozen while a museum, libraries and day care centres have been spared the axe by a Black Country council, which today unveiled its plans to save £21 million.

Walsall Council has already scrapped proposals to shut Walsall Museum in the coming year and impose huge rises in fees for sports clubs.

And bosses today revealed council tax will be frozen – despite warnings last year that it could increase by up to four per cent.

Chiefs have admitted huge savings still need to made across the authority – but they insist they have listened to the public’s views during a recent consultation.

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