Archbishop of Canterbury declares wealthy families should pay more tax to help the poor

Sep 5, 2018 by

by Simon Walters, Mailonline:

Wealthy families should pay more tax to help the poor, the Archbishop of Canterbury declares today.

In a major intervention sure to spark controversy, Justin Welby says he wants to rake in an extra £9billion a year with a shake-up of inheritance tax.

Multinationals who dodge their dues would also be hit. Proceeds would fund a higher minimum wage and pay for £10,000 handouts to help the young buy homes.

The recommendations come in a report – co-written by the Archbishop – that says Britain’s economy is broken. Demanding radical action to reduce ‘damaging wealth inequality’, its key proposals include:

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See also: Good week for Archbishop Justin Welby [Wonga goes into administration; Welby speaks at United Nations]

More taxes, Archbishop? Ask your right-on pals to pay first, by Peter Hitchens, MailOnline

Arguments against Archbishops, by Nick Spencer, Theos


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