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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:38 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Roger Williams Roger Williams Opposition Whip (Commons) 6:38 pm, 4th July 2005

I have been here for rather longer than the winding-up speeches. The hon. Gentleman speaks of the nightmare of revaluation. Surely the nightmare is the council tax itself, which places such a burden on the poor and lets the rich off scot free. That has always been a Conservative policy.