A council tax story we’ve heard before from people we’ve seen before



Did you watch Reporting Scotland on Tuesday night?  Its headline story was about Labour councils attacking the Scottish government over council funding and the council tax freeze.

It was a continuation from BBC Scotland’s radio coverage throughout the day.

The coverage started on Good Morning Scotland with the now familiar news bulletins looping every half hour.

It continued into the early evening when Newsdrive picked it up.

The story has of course been running for weeks and is a central theme of the Scottish Labour election campaign.  There are essentially three strands to the narrative.

1.    The SNP is slashing council funding.
2.    The council tax freeze prevents councils making up the shortfall.
3.    There will be cuts to local services and job losses ….

Read more here ….


Author :  GA Ponsonby
Source :  http://ponsonbypost.com
Original Publication Date :  Feb 10, 2016
Article Link :  http://ponsonbypost.com/index.php/news/59-a-council-tax-story-we-ve-heard-before-from-people-we-ve-seen-before
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