Blog posts: Politics

Oct, 2014
/ Robin Hood

The room was packed, the atmosphere buzzing. Our fringe meeting at the Labour Party Conference was about to begin: Fixing the Financial Sector.

Sep, 2014
/ Simon Chouffot

As everyone from the Institute for Fiscal Studies to the International Monetary Fund agrees, the financial sector is under-taxed

Jun, 2014
/ Robin Hood

On 6 May, at a meeting of European finance ministers, 10 countries made a historic announcement that they would introduce Robin Hood Taxes (aka...

May, 2014
/ Robin Hood

Today a group of European finance ministers reaffirmed their commitment to a Robin Hood Tax, announcing that - as a first step - they will seek to...

May, 2014
/ Robin Hood

George Osborne has just been embarrassingly defeated. Last spring, in response to the progress being made with the European Robin Hood Tax, our...

Jan, 2014
/ Robin Hood

This week came the revelation that the financial sector was fined just shy of half a billion pounds last year! And yet despite these measures, every...

Jan, 2014
/ Robin Hood

Sherwooders should know that the Robin Hood Tax campaign is facing a tough opponent – not just from the usual source of the financial sector and...