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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:24 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Liberal Democrat, Torbay 4:24 pm, 4th July 2005

One fundamental problem with any system of local government that is dependent on a central Government formula is that it will relate to the local tax base. A council tax system will always be unfair to an area of above average house prices and below average incomes. Our policy tries to address that.