Lib Dems deliver on fair tax

Borough news
This week is Fair Tax Week (6–14 July) and Liberal Democrat Councillor Chris Gloster used the occasion to deliver a motion at Oldham Council (10 July) which called for the Council to sign the Fair Tax Declaration.  The successful motion called for action on corporate tax avoidance, making contractors who supply goods and services to public authorities pay their fair share of tax. Councillor Gloster was backed by his colleague, Louie Hamblett, Councillor for Crompton. Chris, as the Council’s Shadow Cabinet Member for Finance, is a strong believer that businesses should act responsibly and pay their fair share of tax to finance public services.  Chris said:  “Corporate tax, like personal income tax, funds the essential public services like health, education, policing, social care and highway maintenance we all rely upon. …
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