If large corporations paid their fair share of tax, there would not be the need to drastically cut the welfare state. Taxing the corporations would provide the finances to help improve the NHS and to pay nurses and auxiliaries a proper liveable wage.
A blog on how multinational companies can be taxed, so all can benefit from their vast profits, not just the 1%. Something for UK’s politicians to consider as their New Year resolution?
An article about today’s Autumn budget, which is another attack on the vulnerable in our society. It is also a budget which promotes more gas-powered power stations, road building, increased dependence on fossil fuels and advocates the exploitation of shale-gas (fracking). All of which will have a further detrimental impact on the vulnerable and help accelerate climate change.
Our elected leaders, Conservative, Liberal-Democrats and Labour vilify those on benefits, whilst the Green Party campaigns for a ‘people’s wage’ and a ‘Robin Hood Tax’. The three main parties refuse to tackle the real problem, tax-havens and tax avoidance by the rich. Below are some links to more information on the subject of tax-havens and avoidance and the massive loss of revenue to the UK which pales into insignificance ‘benefit fraud’: