From the TUC

Web links for 16th February 2010

16 Feb 2010, by in Web links

  • An open letter to the G20 in favour of the Robin Hood Tax, signed by 350 economists from across 35 countries.
  • Mark Lee, a former chair of the Tax Faculty at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, pooh-poohs the idea that big companies are about to move off-shore
  • In a speech at the LSE James Purnell has suggested that 1% of the money spent by the Government to bail out the banks should be set aside for regulated lending to low income working families. Purnell has suggested that this money could be set aside by the Government as an endowment, which could be run by local civic organisations including trade unions.