Ben Southwood's comments on Labour's proposed mansion tax are featured in The Times

The Adam Smith Institute's Head of Policy, Ben Southwood, was quoted in The Times, highlighting the problems with Labour's proposed mansion tax:

Everyone seems to agree. The unjust and outdated way we tax property should be overhauled. There is even a consensus about what needs to be done, and it has nothing to do with Ed Miliband’s misguided mansion tax.

The solution is staring us in the face, an updated and revalued council tax — a tax whose only problem, as Ben Southwood, of the Adam Smith Institute, said this week is that “it has not been revalued since 1993”.

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