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Are Nicola Sturgeon’s council tax plans a con?

The Scottish First Minister should not deal in half-measures

By John McTernan  

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during First Minister Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. ©Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: How Nicola Sturgeon sold out

Council Tax—can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Property taxation to raise finance for local authorities is one of the most unpopular taxes, because it is the most visible. Every year you get a bill and every month you make a payment. Most households…

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