The Commission on Local Tax Reform
was set up by the Scottish government in February 2015 to consider
reform of local government taxation. In this article, submitted as
written evidence to the Commission, Iain McLean makes the case for a
land value tax (LVT).
The bizarre wranglings of both EU and US politicians on 'trade deals' show they're caught between the rock of public opinion and the hard place of corporate might. Meanwhile other corporate-driven trade deals are being worked on in the shadows.