Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Lincoln Conservatives Win Battle To Cut Council Tax for Pensioners

Tomorrow Southampton Councillors will be debating the Conservative proposal a for pensioner council tax discount.

I was interested to read that a similar battle of ideas has just taken place in Lincoln where the Conservative run council, in the teeth of Labour opposition, has won approval for a similar scheme. Click
HERE to read the story in the Lincolnshire Echo. In Lincoln Labour were pushing more more taxation and more means testing. I am feeling a strong sense of deja vu!

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