Your bill for council tax pensions set to soar

Sarah Coles
Birmingham town hall
Birmingham town hall

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While you struggle to scrape together a few pennies to save for your own retirement, you're simultaneously pouring thousands into pensions for council workers, and figures from the TaxPayers' Alliance have revealed that your bill for these pensions is set to soar even further.

Already, £1 of every £5 you pay in council tax is siphoned off to keep someone else in their retirement, and this is going to rise still further. So just how bad are things going to get, and which councils are worst?