COUNCIL TAX CONSULTATION “EFFECTIVELY POINTLESS”
- Reform Scotland has been campaigning for radical reform of local taxation
- Research Director says consultation represents “no more than a tinker”
- Consultation closes on Wednesday
Reform Scotland, a public policy institute which works to promote increased economic prosperity, opportunity for all, and more effective public services, has today submitted its response to the Scottish Government’s council tax consultation.
The consultation is limited, merely seeking views on the increasing of the existing council tax in the higher bands.
Reform Scotland emphasised in its response that the consultation is a missed opportunity to investigate the replacement of council tax in its entirety.
Commenting on Reform Scotland’s Devolving Scotland initiative, Alison Payne added: