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.

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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

Our meetings are open to all Labour Land Campaign members. Next meeting dates General meetings: Calthorpe Arms, Holloway Road, London. 22 November 2014, 2pm Theory meetings: Calthorpe Arms, Holloway Road, London. 25 October 2014, postponed. (Subject: Garden Cities) Meetings may

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In the news

Land Value Tax in the News

Murad Qureshi AM : Let’s raise money from empty sites (October 2014) 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...

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Why Britain needs a land tax

What is LVT ?

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