Sources have revealed that the Labour Party is apparently plotting to abolish discounts to people’s Council Tax bills in Wales for vulnerable people.
Labour accused of plotting ‘widow’s tax’ by scrapping single person council tax discount
Welsh Government’s consultation could mean a 33 per cent increase in yearly bill for singletons https://t.co/NikYMcrQHU
— Sam Lowry (@SamLowry60) May 1, 2023
The move would see people’s Council Tax bill shoot-up by 33%, so potentially around £396 in some cases, with a £1200 bill jumping to around £1,596 as a rough example (despite the cost of living crisis).