Not many people like being called old.
The Tele has scored a decisive victory for the city’s pensioners after Dundee City Council agreed to axe the “shower tax”.
Dundee City Council will remove the shower charge, following a high-profile campaign from the Evening Telegraph.
Council tenants are being urged to have their say on the controversial shower tax at a meeting later this month.
Pensioners have expressed their disappointment at the outcome of a meeting with city council officials in their attempts to scrap the controversial shower charge.
Dundee’s pensioners are refusing to wait another year for the city’s controversial shower tax to be axed.
The body that represents Dundee’s pensioners has shared concerns that the city’s controversial shower tax may not be lifted until this time next year.
A reader has been in touch to blast the council's handling of the shower charge issue.
Dundee pensioners are considering withholding part of their rent in their ongoing fight to abolish the shower tax.
Tele readers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of scrapping the council’s long-running controversial shower service charge.
A senior Dundee councillor involved in the decision to set-up the controversial shower service charge said today she is backing the Tele’s Axe the Shower Tax campaign.
Dundee City Council may have pocketed as much as £6 million from charging residents up to £10 a week for having a shower.
Since first writing about the shower “tax” last week we have been inundated with messages from concerned members of the public.
Pensioners have pledged to fight an “outrageous” charge which means they have to pay to take a shower.