Labour leaders demand radical council tax reform

By Martin Ford | 24 September 2018

Labour local authority leaders have called for the council tax system to be scrapped in a direct appeal to the Prime Minister.

An open letter to Theresa May signed by 23 mayors and council leaders and 12 Labour opposition leaders demands powers for local authorities to set local taxes, a movement away from ring-fenced grant funding and a reversal of business rates retention.

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