HC Deb 21 May 2002 vol 386 c211W
35. Dr. Pugh

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what plans he has for the reform of the operation of council tax. [55564]

Dr. Whitehead

In our White Paper "Strong Local Leadership—Quality Public Services", published last December, we set out our plans for the council tax. These include first revaluation in 2007 with 10-yearly revaluations thereafter; giving local authorities discretion on discounts and exemptions; and not using the reserve capping powers for high performing authorities.

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