I will be interested to see when Cllr Williams next asks for election backing in Bablake ward if his newsletters include his 'crusade' to introduce Thatcher's poll tax
Labour peer Lord Foulkes, who was an MP in Scotland when the levy was introduced, said of the revelations: "Ultimately, Thatcher was toppled as a result of the Poll Tax
and justice was served.
However Chancellor Nigel Lawson, an early opponent of the poll tax
, warned that dropping the transitional arrangements - as eventually happened - would leave them exposed to "unacceptable political risks".
That's partly why the law's opponents - supported by Ramos' ruling - called Texas' law a poll tax
, outlawed by 14th and 24th Amendments to the Constitution.
In the last year the council brought in around PS300,000 of unpaid poll tax
William Eustis Russell, a Democrat, supported a series of pro-labor laws, doing away with the state's poll tax
at the same time, Webster assessor Marc D.
NOW we know why Mr Blair wants to impose a poll tax
on our roads - it is a directive from the EU.
Had the Conservative Party kept its nerve and refused to climb down, the poll tax
might even have achieved its stated aim of making people realise just how much it costs to fund local authorities.
The ID requirement is akin to a 21st-century poll tax
The law serves as a poll tax
and shuts down community-based registration drives--effectively disenfranchising potential voters in Latino, Black and Native American communities, according to Nina Perales of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
The Courts have ruled that Georgia's photo ID requirement is tantamount to a poll tax
, which is prohibited under the VRA, because voters have to pay to obtain government-issued photo IDs.
Fifteen years ago, the much-despised poll tax
( or to give it its correct title, Community Charge ( caused rioting on the streets of Britain in a display of public outrage not seen in this country in living memory.