Stop Labour's student tax - sign petition here http://newcastle-libdems.org.uk/en/petition

February 17, 2016 2:42 PM

It calls upon the Labour administration at Newcastle City Council to drop their proposal to apply business rates to student accommodation. Such a move will inevitably lead to rent rises, which will hit students from poor backgrounds hardest - in effect a regressive 'Student Tax'.

The new petition is at

http://newcastle-libdems.org.uk/en/petition

With thanks in anticipation for your support