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Powers to veto council tax in England planned

30 July 2010 Last updated at 14:51 BST

People in England may gain the right to challenge their council tax rate from 2012, according to new proposals being put forward by the government.

Ministers want MPs to fix an annual ceiling for the tax, so residents can challenge councils that exceed it.

Greg Wood reports.