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.

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

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

Our Next Meetings

7 Upcoming meetings The next meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. on 25 November at the Calthorpe Arms – 252 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8JR. In 2018, all meetings will be on the fourth Saturday of every other month at 2:30

In the news

Land Value Tax in the News

Tom Copley (CityMetric): The UK needs to rethink its local taxes. It’s time for land value tax … The most expensive property sold in the UK in October last year went for just shy of £16m in Westminster. The cheapest

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Why Britain needs a land tax

What is LVT ?