Our Mission

The Labour Land Campaign advocates a more equitable distribution of the Land Values that are created by the whole community. We are a voluntary group working for land reform within the Labour Movement. Our members are members of the British Labour Party, Trade Unions and Cooperatives, or are individuals who support our aim to share land wealth through Land Value Taxation.


The Big Plan

First off, the value of every piece of land in this country should be assessed. By 'land' we mean the site alone, not counting any improvements on the site. Thus, the value of any buildings, crops, drainage or anything else which people have put on, or done to, the site would be ignored. Then, after the land has been valued, a tax should be fixed on the basis of that value. Of course this wouldn't mean any more overall taxation, because the introduction of Land Value Taxation would permit other taxes to be reduced or, in some cases, to be abolished altogether.


Find out what LVT would mean for you!

Use our LVT Ready Reckoner calculator to compare what taxes you pay now with what you would pay under an LVT system.

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Labour Movement

The labour movement is a broad term for the development of a collective organisation of working people, to campaign for better working conditions and treatment from their employers and governments. While the labour movement is historically associated with the Labour

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Land

No human being has made land, and the value of a piece of land derives from such things as natural fertility, mineral deposits and its position in relation to public utilities, natural harbours, communications and population. Different pieces of land

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Our Next Meetings

Upcoming meetings   The next meeting will be held on 28 January at the Cooperative Party Conference on “In our interests: building an economy for all” at which we are trying to organise a fringe meeting. This is from 10

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You can help our campaign by donating. It will help us to raise awareness of and nurture a supportive network for the campaign.

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In the news

Land Value Tax in the News

Kirsten Lawson (Canberra Times: ACT Greens push government to investigate extending land tax to vacant rental properties … For too long the taxation system has benefited investors over home owners, contributing to housing stress for many Canberrans 24 March 2017

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Why Britain needs a land tax

What is LVT ?

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