Commons debates poll tax

Title
Commons debates poll tax
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
27 Feb 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:03:13
Description
Paul Rowley reports on a Commons debate on the poll tax (community charge) which is to be a key issue at the council elections in 2 months time, with parties blaming each other for the high charges set. Includes speeches by Michael Jack; Labour Party campaign co-ordinator Jack Cunningham; Kenneth Baker on Labour’s proposals for new property-based tax.
Contributors
Kenneth Baker; Paul Rowley; Jack Cunningham; Michael Jack
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Local authorities; Labour Party; Conservative Party; Community charge; Local taxation; Borough councils; County councils

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