Three million pensioners could face council tax hikes under Labour, Tories warn

NEARLY three million pensioners could face council tax hikes averaging more than £300 a year under Labour plans to scrap discounts for single people, the Tories alleged last night. New Tory analysis of proposals for a local “progressive property...

Three million pensioners could face council tax hikes under Labour, Tories warn


NEARLY three million pensioners could face council tax hikes averaging more than £300 a year under Labour plans to scrap discounts for single people, the Tories alleged last night. New Tory analysis of proposals for a local “progressive property tax” floated by a Labour policy discussion group showed retired households would be hardest hit by the levy.