Category Archives: Tax

UK Uncut action, London

With the government and press’s denigration of UK Uncut’s reputation it is now crucially important to sustain the campaign, support those who were arrested on the march and to re-establish ourselves as proponents of creative and effective protest and free … Continue reading

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Global Support for Robin Hood Tax

‘1,000 eminent number-crunchers from more than 50 countries have written to G20 finance ministers, urging them to slap a tax on City speculators to help the world’s poor’ (Guardian). These signatories have convened in support of the Robin Hood Tax, … Continue reading

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Fortnum145

A group you may be interested in following: Fortnum145, showing solidarity with the 145 people arrested for peaceful protests in Fortnum & Mason on 26th March http://www.facebook.com/FortnumMason145?sk=app_4949752878 http://fortnum145.org/ http://twitter.com/fm145 APW

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Private Eye Revelations 3

Here are the latest (PE 1285, 1 – 14 April): The Conservative MP Damian Green has made the UK an ever more enticing residence for rich immigrants. Under the same proposals which will prevent thousands from working or studying in … Continue reading

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Arrests of UK Uncut Campaigners

In the wake of the protest campaigners who were affiliated with UK Uncut were arrested, having peacefully occupied Fortnum and Mason on account of their store’s owners, Whittington Investements, dodging over £40m in tax. There is clear evidence that a … Continue reading

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Budget ’11

With the government’s forecast for growth downgraded by 0.4%, public borrowing hitting its highest rate since records began in 1993, cost of commodities rising, inflation rising to 4.7% (highest rate in 16 years, well over the government’s 2% target) and … Continue reading

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Private Eye Revelations 2

In the latest issue (1284, 18 – 31 March), Private Eye has revealed/reported that: RBS declared that its £28m (inc £7.7m for CEO Stephen Hester) in bonuses handed out to staff were awarded after “exhaustive consultation with our shareholders.” We … Continue reading

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