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Robin Hood Tax... there is another way

The financial crisis and the recession have left a massive hole in the UK’s public finances. Jobs and public services are at risk in the UK while many other developed and developing countries face a similar struggle.

But there is another way.

The EIS supports the Robin Hood Tax campaign which believes that banks, hedge funds and the rest of the financial sector should pay their fair share to clear up the mess they helped create.

The Robin Hood Tax campaign is committed to reducing poverty and tackling climate change by taxing financial transactions. They believe it's time to rewrite the contract between banks and society.

The Robin Hood Tax campaign is made up of charities, green groups, trade unions, celebrities, religious leaders and politicians.

The Robin Hood tax would raise billions to help the poor and the planet – we need to persuade world leaders to listen up and take action. To do that we need your voice.

You’ll find all the resources you need on The Robin Hood Tax campaign website.
• You can add your name to their supporters list,
• Tell your friends and family why they should support the tax
• let us know what you been doing to help spread the word about the campaign.
• Search your postcode and see what other people have been up to.
• We need people in every street – starting with yours…