All land should be valued and taxed according to its assessed value. As well as making it possible to reduce or abolish unfair, economically inefficient taxes, this will help repair the broken UK land market - characterised by speculation and underuse - that has deprived many citizens of secure, decent accommodation, for the benefit of a small-but-powerful, wealthy minority.
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
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Activists call for land value tax to redistribute ownership (Morning Star): “The campaign wants to see unearned land wealth taxed to tackle wealth inequality, solve the housing crisis, to make homes affordable and fund public services.” 29 September 2022 SimoneyRead more