The Big PlanFirst 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.
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
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
Meetings Our meetings are open to all Labour Land Campaign members. Next meeting dates General meetings: Calthorpe Arms, Holloway Road, London. 26 July 2014, 2pm 27 September 2014, 2pm 22 November 2014, 2pm Theory meetings: Lucas Arms, Holloway Road, London.
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Malcolm Burns : Scotland’s land laws ‘unfit for the 21st century’ (May 2014) April Cumming : In praise of Land Value Tax (May 2014) Toby Lloyd : Understanding and adapting the land market… (Mar 2014) GMB website : Name Landlords...Read more