Land Value Taxation received a good airing in the FT this week. It started with an article by Tory MP Nicholas Boles who wrote a piece entitled: It sounds bonkers but we should embrace a land tax. Boles suggests that taxing land value is usually
Mark Braund has a good blog on the renegade economist website. Mark is a journalist and author of the Possibility of Progress. He gives a rounded account of the fundamental economic changes need are so desperately needed.
"While unearned wealth is both a symptom and a driver
There is a good article by Simon Jenkins in today's Guardian. It is a response to the letter in the FT earlier this week demanding a reduction in the 50p income tax band. "whenever 20 economists put their name to a letter it is a
There is a very good blog on land value taxation at flip chart fairy tales by Rick. It sounds like the author has only recently come across the idea to he puts it very freshly. Te context is the present crisis of public finance and
Last week the policy strongly advocated by Henry George of taxing land values hit the front page of the British press. [see here] The Sunday Times [not available online without subscription] ran a column by Marie Woolf entitled "Lib Dems want a land tax on
In the July issue of the Magazine Prospect Pier Carlo , economist of the OECD, wrote an article on "How to make Britain Grow" offering advice on what the UK can do to get itself out of the situation where economic recovery appears to have
Focusing on the 10,000 acre Criche Estate in Dorset which has recently come on to the market this article by Rim Adam's in last week's Observer draws attention to the change in the buyers of high value UK landed estates in the last 30 years.