Scots councils want freedom to spend tax windfall

Scott, David
August 2004
Public Finance;8/20/2004-9/2/2004, p7
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Reports that Scottish councils have urged the Scottish Executive to allow them to decide on how to spend a potential extra income when the 50% discount on council tax on second homes is abolished. Plans to use the additional income to provide alternative social housing; Properties that attract a discount on council tax bills.


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