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Pressure groups – UK uncut

UK uncut, a movement which started in 2010, have raised awareness about tax dodging and its implications- before UK uncut tax dodging was not a central issue in British politics. UK uncut engage in non violent action, by peacefully occupying tax dodgers’ businesses and in addition bringing to light the public services which are being cut as a result of insufficient government revenue from tax. UK uncut have brought to our awareness the fact that tax avoidance by corporations and the rich cost the UK public exchequer ¬£95bn a year – suffice to say a significant amount.
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Videos: New Pressure Groups

I have been working on updating my Pressure Group Keynote slides. It seems A level textbooks tend to concentrate largely on dated or traditional pressure groups, yet there are a number of very interesting new organisations that require understanding. Continue reading