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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:40 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) 4:40 pm, 4th July 2005

It is a two-stage solution, as it is not possible to do everything in one go. We need to get the system in place and let it bed down, and then shift from national to local taxation. Without a coherent system, it is not possible to do that.