An Allied MP on duty at Checkpoint Charlie. Could we see similar scenes on the streets of Edinburgh?

A tourist-tax plan that would turn Edinburgh into Cold War Berlin – John McLellan

It is one of the strange anomalies of the council’s plans for a tourist tax that visitors staying in a relatively cheap B&B would pay the levy while someone driving a road-hogging, gas-guzzling camper van to Mortonhall would not, so it’s only right that such exemptions be examined in the consultation which will accompany the Scottish Government’s plans for legislation.

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