Merton Council has called on the Government to abolish outdated laws that allow councils to jail residents for non-payment of council tax, as the financial hardship of the virus continues […]
Merton Council has written to local MPs with an urgent request to seek clarity over future funding support for councils in London. This week, London Councils – the body that […]
Merton Council has issued a stark warning to the Government that, unless it fully funds the cost to the council of providing frontline services through the pandemic, there will have […]
Merton Council has announced it will be offering financial support to around 2,650 of the borough’s least well off residents to help them with the economic impact of the COVID-19 […]
Sound financial management during the period of Government austerity has resulted in money being available to invest into services for families across Merton, after the council agreed its annual budget. […]
Merton Council agreed its budget for 2019/20 at last night’s full Council meeting (6 March). Due to funding cuts from the Government, the council has had to make savings of […]
From April, young people leaving care in Merton will no longer have to pay council tax thanks to a decision by the council’s Cabinet. At a meeting on Monday Cabinet […]
Merton Council has agreed its budget for 2018/19 at last night’s full council meeting (28 February 2018). Merton has taken the decision to increase council tax by 3%, with all […]
Merton Council agreed its budget for 2017/18 at last night’s full council (1 March 2017).
The council want to know what residents think about council tax and council spending as part of a borough-wide consultation which launches on Friday 9 September.