Web links for 21st March 2011
Lord Ashdown, former Liberal Democrat leader, urges action against child poverty, including support for ideas like the Living Wage, and the Robin Hood Tax.
Poll reveals cross-party desire for banks to pay back more and majority support for a Robin Hood TaxOxfam have polled people in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. At least four fifths of people in each country, ranging from 82% per cent in the Netherlands to 90% per cent in Spain, believe financial institutions should repair the damage their actions caused. In Britain, more than half supported a Robin Hood Tax – up from a third a year ago.