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By Professor Ken Gibb, Director, Policy Scotland The media covered Reform Scotland‘s contribution to the local tax debate yesterday. This was a welcome contribution to the aims of tax reform […]

Local Tax Reform: God and the Devil in the Details


biketrouble/Flickr CC BY-NC-SA   Kenneth Gibb, Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow When the council tax was first introduced in 1993, it was viewed as a politically clever fix after the catastrophe of […]

Council tax reform is long overdue – so how do ...


A Written Submission to the Commission on Local Tax Reform The following was submitted as written evidence by Policy Scotland (written by Ken Gibb and Linda Christie). We answered three questions which […]

Submission on Local Tax Reform



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Republished with permission from Professor Ken Gibb, Professor in Housing Economics, University of Glasgow I was speaking at the Scottish rural housing conference in Birnam, north of Perth, on Friday. […]

Land Value Taxation



By Ken Gibb, Director, Policy Scotland In parallel to the much discussed idea of capping house price inflation (or at least the Bank of England setting it as a policy […]

Taxing speculation in the housing market