This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 17th November 2016 > Argyll council tax discount for second homes could be removed

Argyll council tax discount for second homes could be removed

A TEN per cent council tax discount on second homes will likely be scrapped by Argyll and Bute Council to raise over more than £380,000 for affordable housing.

The Oban Times recently revealed that Argyll and Bute Council estimates cuts of up to £40 million over the next three years to plug a projected black hole in its budget.

A budgetary outlook report, presented to the Policy and Resources Committee on October 27, was updated to reflect ‘a worsening position’ in Scottish Government funding. The report said: ‘The funding gap estimated over the three year period 2017-18 to 2019-20 has been revised to be between £18.2million and £39.9m, with a gap of between £4m and £13.1m in 2017-18.’

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 17th November 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 17th November 2016
Or 99 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Or 3299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Includes FREE 32 page Christmas supplement

Other Articles in this Issue

Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points