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Tag: Council tax

Taxing Question

By Russell Bruce Taxes and charges are lower in Scotland Newsnet has being doing some analysis. The Tories have been a bit quiet on their mantra...

Dunfermline – Labour by-election campaign in tatters as leaflet and schools...

  By a Newsnet reporterLabour’s campaign in the Dunfermline by-election has hit the rocks as contradictory comments from its candidate and misleading claims contained...

SNP warn of Labour’s catalogue of broken promises as local elections...

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP is warning families that Labour are a threat to their budgets, and cannot be trusted to maintain a...

Lamont urged to end Labour council tax confusion

By Martin Kelly  Labour’s Scottish Leader Johann Lamont has been urged to clarify the party’s position on council tax after several Scottish Labour local...

Coalition benefit cut could hit half a million Scots

By a Newsnet reporter  Over half a million Scots, could lose out on council tax benefit after proposed changes to the welfare system by...

Scottish Budget clears first hurdle

The Scottish Parliament has backed the first stage of the SNP's budget for Scotland - but opposition parties failed to support a levy on...

£3000 Tax Bill To Pay For Labour ‘wish-list’

  Policy plans published by Labour in a report this weekend reveal a tax double whammy and a massive black hole in their...

Iain Gray creates more confusion over his party’s council tax stance

  Labour’s Holyrood group leader Iain Gray has caused further confusion over his party’s stance on council tax after refusing to confirm that...

Have Labour committed electoral suicide over the council tax?

It happened before in the nineties when the British Labour party seriously misjudged the electorate’s appetite for paying more taxes.  In 1992 the Labour...

Salmond – Only Independence can stop the Decade of Cuts

  Salmond throws down the gauntlet with stark choice facing Scotland. Decade of misery caused by Labour Independence the only alternative Full...