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From The Socialist newspaper, 11 October 2007
NEARLY A tenth of all political donations for Britain's capitalist parties, amounting to £17.5 million, are made by 'non-domiciled super-rich' people.
These millionaires and billionaires use Britain's tax laws to escape paying UK tax on all of their income and capital gains in the rest of the world.
All they have to do, providing they do not bring the money into the country, is claim to be linked to some other domicile.
Chancellor Darling is under pressure to amend these tax laws. But possibly not too much.
New Labour has made a huge amount (£8.9 million) in donations from 'non-doms' like Lakshmi Mittal. The Tories got £5.7 million, the Lib Dems £2.9 million.
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In The Socialist 11 October 2007:
Unity with the postal workers
Gloucestershire shows determination
Marching in support of the Burslem 12
Anger at Leighton, Crozier and Brown
Picket line round-up
Determination to continue the battle
Socialist Party NHS campaign
Private hands off our NHS!
What we think
Brown's expedient election climb-down
War and terrorism
Anti-war movement upholds right to protest
Burmese students join London march
Socialism 2007: Debates to sharpen your socialism
Socialist Party news and analysis
Any spare cash?
Beat back the profiteers
Cuts kill - no reductions in the fire service!
Socialist Party feature
1917 October Revolution: the working class took power
International socialist news and analysis
Darfur bloodshed fuelled by land and oil grab
Iraq occupation: Brown's token gesture
Workplace news and analysis
Civil servants march against cuts and privatisation
Bolton care workers fight on
National Shop Stewards Network holds meetings around the country
The Socialist 11 October 2007 |
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