ysis from the Local Government Chronicle show only two London councils out of 10 who have declared will be raising their rate of council tax in 2015-16.
Responding to the figures, local government minister Kris Hopkins said: “As part of our long-term economic plan this government has been working to give families greater financial security by taking action to keep council tax down.
A spokesman for London Councils blamed central government cuts for any future rises:
“At the same time central government will have cut core funding for the boroughs by 45 per cent – government spending has fallen 1.4 per cent.”
London council tax has been frozen for five years.