Working together as a region, using a business approach, we’ve won over £1.7billion of extra funding from the Government. That’s why I DON’T have to raise your Council tax. Take a look at this video to find out more.
The Mayor of the West Midlands has the power to raise tax – called the Mayoral Precept. The Precept is there to help fund new investment.
But because we came together as a region, I don’t have to use it.