A contented glow will be falling upon the County Halls of Wales today. The BBC has given them the gift that they would have wanted at this time. The gist of this report is that our local authorities are so incredibly restrained and sagacious in how they spend our money, that Council Tax is going to rise this year at record low levels. And there was no mention at all that in two months time there are local council elections! Now that is a happy coincidence.