No.10 no to new loft tax
PLANS to make anyone carrying out a loft or garage conversion pay more for environmental upgrades ‘will not happen’, Downing Street sources say.
Proposals to require homeowners spend 10 per cent of the value of any such work on energy efficiency improvements were unveiled in January.
It would extend rules for large developments to domestic improvements.
But senior Tories are opposed to the proposal.
Critics have called the plans a ‘conservatory tax’, although most will not be affected.