On 5th March Conservative, Labour and SNP councillors in Aberdeen all voted to impose a Garden Tax, an annual charge for collecting garden and other “green waste” from people’s brown bins.
This new Garden Tax will be on top of your increased council tax bill.
Aberdeen’s Liberal Democrat councillors opposed this Garden Tax. The Liberal Democrats believe it is wrong to introduce this Garden Tax. Garden waste collection is an important council service and should be paid for from council tax. Composting green and garden waste is also important for our environment.
Conservative and Labour councillors, together with their Independent allies, voted for a £30 Garden Tax.
The SNP councillors wanted to have a Garden Tax of £35.
The Liberal Democrats will continue to oppose this unfair tax on people with gardens.
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