Despite rising unemployment, 53% of councils in England have proposed raising council tax bills by the maximum amount of 5%, attempting to balance their budgets on the back of the working class.
A BBC report this week announced that Argentina has enacted a Corona wealth tax, similar in principal to that proposed by the Workers Party of Britain.
Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.
The Workers Party welcomes the government’s latest U-turn – forced by the outrage of the working class generally and the high-profile campaigning of England football star Marcus Rashford in particular – over the plight of hungry children in Britain, but we believe the state should go much further in ensuring a decent start for all Britain’s children.
The Workers Party of Britain Trade Union group discussed recently how to win more workers to trade unionism and more trade unionists to socialism.
The Workers Party of Britain applauds the England star footballer Marcus Rashford in his campaign and petition for free school meals for British children.
The Workers Party of Britain is calling for rank-and-file trade union members to refuse to keep subsidising the Labour party – a capitalist party that represents the interests of the bosses, not those of the workers.
The Workers Party of Britain advocates an increase in the personal tax threshold for the poorest-paid working people.