ALTER Publishes Position Paper on Community Land Auctions

The brain behind Community Land Auctions (promised in Budget 2011) will be speaking at Liberal Democrat Party HQ about them on Wednesday 11th April. He is Dr Tim Leunig, Chief Economist at the thinktank CentreForum. For more details see the previous announcement by Tony Vickers.

9 Apr 2012

OECD to Northern Europe: Raise Your Property Taxes!

OECD economist Romain Duval said Britain's council tax regime was "highly regressive" and needed reform. Duval said the OECD advocated a replacement with "a property tax based on current market values or a land tax" Read full article here in the International Business Times. ALTER needs to publicise this and remind our coalition Partners.

23 Feb 2012

Tax England’s green and pleasant land - Samuel Brittan in the FT

Tax England's green and pleasant land By Samuel Brittan Samuel Brittan argues for a Land Tax, saying "Properly thought through, a land tax should appeal to both main political parties, let alone Lib Dem backsliders." That hurts, the LibDems need to lead on LVT. What are Vince Cable, Chris Huhne, Danny Alexander, David Laws etc. waiting for, a focus group or the Daily Mail to say its OK?

24 Feb 2012

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