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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:17 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of David Howarth David Howarth Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 5:17 pm, 4th July 2005

It is no part of the Liberal Democrat proposals that we remove all equalisation between local authorities. We believe that the amount of equalisation is currently greater than is necessary to overcome the disparities between different councils. Unlike Mr. Pickles, I refer to different councils rather than overall regions.