Poll Tax in Yorkshire
Various items regarding the Poll Tax or Community Charge with a Yorkshire-centric focus that was controversially implemented Scotland in 1989, and England and Wales 1990.
Poll Tax 1988 (pre-passing) Item
1987-July 1988Various items regarding the Poll tax prior to the Act's passing in Parliament. Contains correspondence, leaflets encouraging protest and multiple booklets entitled Poll Tax facts suggesting how Poll Tax will affect the public.
Poll Tax 1988 (post-passing) Item
August 1988-December 1988Various items regarding the Poll tax prior to the Act's passing in Parliament. Contains correspondence, leaflets and encouraging protest and multiple booklets, a guide by the Anarchist Communist federation as to how to avoid paying Poll Tax, and You and the Community Charge, a guide issued by the Department of the Environment for the general public regarding the Community Charge and how it will be implemented.
Poll Tax 1989 Item
1989Various items regarding the Poll Tax after to the Act's passing in Parliament and prior to its implementation. Contains correspondence, guides by the LGUI regarding the Poll Tax's effects, and material regarding the Poll Tax in Hull, where Colin Challen was a Councillor.
Poll Tax 1990 Item
1990Various items regarding the Poll Tax the year of its implementation in England. Contains correspondence, leaflets encouraging protest, newspaper cuttings, and material regarding the Poll Tax in Hull, where Colin Challen was a Councillor.
Campaigning with the facts on the Poll Tax Item
1988A Booklet issued by the Yorkshire region of the Labour party that serves as an informative guide explaining the effects of the Community Charge, and how to campaign against it.