Published 5/3/14 4:52PM
The last month has been an extremely exciting one for the Robin Hood Tax campaign. Our new Bill Nighy film has gone down a storm and France and Germany have announced their intention to agree an 11-country Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) before the European elections on 22 May.
Published 17/2/14 1:54PM
Published 3/12/13 12:57PM
The support for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) is snowballing in the UK, where there are now dozens of councils (representing over 9 million people – over one-seventh of the UK’s population!) urging the UK government to introduce an FTT, or Robin Hood Tax, thanks to your support.
Published 2/8/13 11:57AM
355 international organisations representing over 200 million citizens from more than 40 nations have sent a powerful message to the leaders of the 11 European countries negotiating the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) to deliver a strong tax that raises substantial revenue from the financial sector.
Published 16/5/13 4:05PM
Support for the tax is overwhelming, but Osborne is trying to stop it.
This year began with a flying start for the Robin Hood Tax as in January the European Union gave the green light to 11 countries to implement a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). This was a huge step forward – a tax estimated to raise €37billion a year is in sight and could be implemented as early as January 2014.