Council tax payers across the South West are facing large increases in their bills to help cover the cost of looking after the elderly and vulnerable.
It could see the average bill increase by £90 over the next two years, under plans announced by the Government.
Our political correspondent David Wood gave us the reaction from Westminster.
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