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Friday, 3 December 2010

Listen to people not banks, G20 urged

The TUC took part in a massive international lobbying effort last month as campaigners urged the G20 to listen to people not banks, and tax financial transactions fairly.
The call came as global leaders met for their summit in Seoul, with 183 organisations from 42 countries - including members of the Robin Hood Tax campaign - signing a joint letter. The unprecedented coalition of unions, development, health, education and environmental NGOs represented over 200 million people worldwide.
Organisations belonging to the UK Robin Hood Tax campaign, including the TUC, urged David Cameron to work with other global leaders to 'make concrete progress towards the introduction of an internationally co-ordinated Financial Transactions Tax'.
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