Tax changes will test Scottish Water

Hughes, David
October 2008
Utility Week;10/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p38
Trade Publication
The article examines the implications of the proposed abolition of council tax by the Scottish Government for water suppliers in Scotland. First Minister Alex Salmond has said it is time to replace the council tax with a local income tax, based on ability to pay. It is noted that cancelling council tax would result in a major shift in the dynamics of the water industry in Scotland.


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