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ref date:11 Mar 2000 (ECON)
Poll tax rises as Blair hoards Oil revenue for election lies

The Poll tax, renamed the council tax by Thatcher, has risen well above the rates of inflation in the same breath as huge increases in water prices and massive cut backs in Scotlands council services.

At the same time, with oil prices so high, London continues to rake in oil revenue from Scottish waters and keep it to pay to keep South East England comfortable and subsidize Labours upcoming election lies.

The Liberal leader in the Scottish 'coalition' made his view plain, that this was disgraceful. Why then doesn't he go the whole hog and collapse this rotten coalition so the Scots can elect more Liberals and SNP MSPs?