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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 Alan Whitehead Alan Whitehead Labour, Southampton, Test 3:32 pm, 4th July 2005

Perhaps the hon. Lady could explain how the Conservative proposals in the motion to give pensioners a permanent rebate on their council tax—which would presumably have to be replaced by central taxation to provide a Government grant—differs fundamentally from the Liberal Democrat proposals as she has described them.