I've just signed up to support the Robin Hood Global Bankers Tax. It's a a global tax on high value transactions between banks. This wouldn't affect effect high street customers; it's a tax on the risky speculation by banks - the sort of speculation that caused the banking crisis. A tax of just 0.05% will raise hundreds of billions of pounds to fund action against climate change, poverty and other big issues in Britain and around the world.
The financial crisis showed us that the global banking system is broken. The actions of bankers chasing their bonuses cause havoc for millions around the world. It's time for banks to be forced to live up to their responsibilities.
Please sign the petition now.
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