A one-off 20% wealth tax on the mega rich would raise £800 billion – enough to clear most of the national debt or pay off the government deficit four times over. With this tax, there would be no need for public spending cuts. Come and hear Peter Tatchell defend his radical budget-busting idea.
Peter Tatchell has been campaigning for human rights for over 45 years, on issues of democracy, civil liberties, social equality, environmental protection, peace and global justice. In 2009 he won Campaigner of the Year at the Observer Ethical Awards. He is the UK Green Party’s human rights spokesperson and the director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation.