This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about South Gloucestershire’s ‘green bin charge’, taxing by the back door and how councils – and government – would earn our respect if the were more honest.
To read it, simply click to my Column page.
What do you think? Should we be charged extra for services, but not call it tax? Should our tax charges cover everything? Should politics be more honest? Let me know.
**Look out for Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**