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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:32 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Michael Jabez Foster Michael Jabez Foster Labour, Hastings and Rye 3:32 pm, 4th July 2005

The hon. Lady is quite right: the system is tough on those on fixed incomes. But how would that be helped by the policy proposed by the Conservatives—at least at the last election—to freeze Government support to local government, which would push council taxes up even further?