Taxing traitor

October 13, 1995

Alumni to be proud of nos 12 and 13 are two contrasting Labour Party members. Liz Davies, who did not pay her poll tax, voted against the Labour whip twice and was refused endorsement as a candidate on the strength of it, took law at University College, London. Alan Howarth, who was a member of the government which introduced the poll tax, voted against Labour several thousand times and whose application was received with the utmost warmth last weekend, has a history degree from King's College, Cambridge.

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