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.
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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
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
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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William Eichler (Local Gov): UK missing out on £185bn due to mechanism for capturing land value … We are missing a trick by not accessing the vast potential of rising land values which currently go directly to landowners 11 AprilRead more