Tobin tax

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Tax financial transactions to help Covid recovery, G20 told
Economists say Tobin taxes would raise vital funds to help support global poor and tackle climate crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

08, Jul, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Labour's tax on City deals would be a big vote winner | Larry Elliott
Financial sector is rattled by John McDonnell’s support for an FTT that would raise about £7bn a year

Larry Elliott

15, Sep, 2019 @11:06 AM

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Is Labour's manifesto living in fantasy land? Quite the opposite | Larry Elliott
Imperfect it may be, but Labour’s manifesto recognises the economic status quo can’t be kept going for much longer

Larry Elliott

14, May, 2017 @11:32 AM

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May to appeal to low-paid voters with new social housing pledge
May is announcing the proposal to create a new generation of housing to rent as Labour reveals its Robin Hood tax

Michael Savage

13, May, 2017 @9:00 PM

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A Labour tax bombshell is a very good idea: the rich should pay their share | Paul Mason
To properly fund schools and hospitals, the left must commit to bold and clear ways of raising extra money

Paul Mason

05, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Post-Brexit UK economy demands a new type of Robin Hood tax
There is a progressive alternative to the Brexiters’ mythical Victorian free-trade golden age. All it needs is a simple regulatory change

Avinash Persaud

18, Feb, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Brexit has allowed the banks to get off Britain's naughty step
The City rigged markets, laundered money and mis-sold products, but has diverted attention by threatening to leave London

Larry Elliott

29, Jan, 2017 @4:00 PM

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Anthony Clunies-Ross obituary
Other lives: Distinguished economist who was committed to improving life in the developing world

Mozammel Huq

19, Apr, 2015 @4:57 PM

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Taxing times: banks are the golden goose that won't hiss too much
With a rise in VAT, national insurance and income tax off limits, the Treasury has picked up on the idea that the financial sector is under-taxed

Larry Elliott Economics editor

05, Apr, 2015 @10:39 AM

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RBS to face fury of investors at AGM over bonuses for bank bosses
Ross McEwan, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, in line for £1m a year in share allowances that sidestep EU bonus cap

Julia Kollewe

25, Jun, 2014 @5:00 AM

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George Osborne should be grateful for the Robin Hood tax | Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson
Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson: The chancellor has failed to block a tax that could halve child poverty and check a bloated financial sector. Brussels is serving UK interests best

Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson

01, May, 2014 @3:34 PM

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High-frequency trading is a blight on markets that the Tobin tax can cure
A tax on financial transactions can calm the frenzy of speculation fuelled by computer-driven algorithms

John Fullerton

04, Apr, 2014 @11:42 AM

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