Right-wingers have been exalting the contribution of the UK’s richest 1 per cent to income tax revenue over recent months. However it’s worth looking at the detail behind these figures.
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Professor Kate Pickett writes about the new pamphlet, “Why Inequality Matters”, from the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) and My Fair London.
France has implemented a tax on the financial sector that will raise money to help the poor, writes Simon Chouffot of the the Robin Hood Tax campaign.
Will Straw reports on the IFS’s budget analysis, which shows the richest 10% have done better under this government than the poorest 40 per cent.