Greens: the horse has now bolted on other parties tax plans

For immediate release 18 April 2011

The Scottish Green Party today welcomed criticisms of the other Holyrood parties' election manifestos as "unambitious, largely irrelevant and financially unsound" by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla). Cosla's criticisms focused on the unworkability of the various council tax freezes that have been pledged by the SNP, Labour, Tories and Liberal Democrats as well as the lack of solutions being put forward to offset a likely devastating