Great news from Scotland and Wales where politicians have taken action to ban companies based in tax havens from getting bailouts.
This is a step forward in our campaign to ensure we bailout the workers, not tax haven billionaires.
Some companies have dodged their obligation to pay a fair share of tax in good times, only to seek bailouts when times get tough. It is right that we should protect jobs at this difficult time, but it is equally true there should be conditions to force responsible tax conduct on organisations that get support.
Westminster is well behind the curve on this issue. So Tax Justice UK has launched a petition to prompt MPs in London to get their act together on an issue of genuine concern to the public.
All governments need to go further and implement the Fair Tax Mark’s conditions for a fair tax bailout.
We want the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to take action and ensure that any bailouts come with conditions attached so companies pay their fair share of tax. You can sign the petition here.