EP votes for FTT

On Wednesday the European Parliament voted in favour of introducing a financial transactions tax at EU level. This is very important in cutting through the log-jam of  passing the buck: we will introduce a FTT, but only when everyone else does. It is a notable success for the European socialists, trade union organisations and others who have lobbied and campaigned hard for this.

Information on the campaign here.

For a commentary see this blog entry by the TUC’s Owen Tudor.

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