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FROM THE BRITISH POLL TAX DISASTER * *

@inproceedings{Smith1999FROMTB,
  title={FROM THE BRITISH POLL TAX DISASTER * *},
  author={Peter Smith},
  year={1999}
}
persuaded the central government to imAs a means of financing British local plement reforms. Nevertheless, the local property tax government, the attempt to replace the rescontinued to be a source of discontent idential property tax with a community within the Conservative Party. A combicharge, or poll tax, has proved disastrous. nation of events in 1985 gave added imYet underlying the reform was the intelpetus to the search for an alternative. A lectually appealing notion of seeking to… 

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