JOAN puts forward the view that the SNP are the champions of the poor thanks to their freezing of council tax, and says that an independent Scotland would be able to help people even more.
IT was branded “son of poll tax” when first introduced – and for good reason.
The council tax was only a slight improvement on the hated Thatcher tax, which charged rich and poor the same. Son of poll tax was also unfair.
A billionaire living in a Band H palace only pays three times more council tax than someone in a Band A bedsit – even if his income is 100 times higher.