Labour proposes abolition of council tax

posted on 18 June 2019, updated on 18 June 2019

The Labour Party is considering replacing the council tax with a new 'progressive' property tax that would be set nationally and paid by property owners rather than tenants. The recently published document called 'Land for the Many – changing the way our fundamental asset is used, owned and governed' sets out a raft of policy recommendations in a Labour-commissioned report on land use, which includes the proposed abolition of the council tax.

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