Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:48 pm on 25th January 2021.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Conservative, Gainsborough 3:48 pm, 25th January 2021

May we just leave London for a moment, because there is a real dissonance between what people pay in a big city such as London and what people pay and get back in a rural area such as West Lindsey, with which my right hon. Friend is very familiar? We pay slightly more and we get a lot less— sometimes not even a street lamp; maybe a rubbish collection every two weeks. So can he address this real issue on behalf of rural people and say what he is doing to help us in rural areas?