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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 Andrew Turner Andrew Turner Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 5:17 pm, 4th July 2005

Indeed, but I am not sure of the consequences. It would take more research than I could expect the Library to do in a few minutes.

The proposal was one of the most un-thought-through of even a Liberal Democrat manifesto, because the consequence of a tourist tax is to drive tourists away.