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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:09 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Phil Woolas Phil Woolas Minister of State (Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 6:09 pm, 4th July 2005

I think the hon. Gentleman will find that my right hon. Friend was quoting the Liberal Democrat spokesperson on PAYE as the basis of the local income tax. If the policy has changed, I should be grateful if the hon. Gentleman would let the House know. On his main point about collection, could he clarify the answer to the other question raised: where would the local income tax be assessed—on the place of work or the place of residence?