Mr Monteith says he wants to see a sales tax introduced to place the burden on those with income who spend the most, and create a competitive environment between councilsOf course, I believe that mass privatisation of local government is the way to go but, in the meantime, I think that a sales tax is preferable to the current set-up. Indeed, I would go so far as to suggest that we get rid of income tax and NI completely and collect all taxes as VAT with the pre and post tax prices being prominently displayed.
Tuesday, 3 January 2006
Seeing what we pay for
Post-cameronian conservative MSP Brian Monteith has suggested an alternative to the Council Tax: