April 2020 – Co-operative Party

No Bailouts for Tax Avoiders

Any Government bailouts provided to companies due to the coronavirus should have three simple Fair Tax conditions, so tax avoiders cannot benefit from a public purse that they haven’t paid into.

A football shirt reading RIP Bury FC

Solidarity and reform are the only way that football will survive coronavirus

The Co-operative Party has long campaigned for better governance in sport, and that fans should have a greater role in owning and running their clubs. Covid-19 has been a shock for many clubs - especially those smaller and lower league clubs who play a vital community role. For the game to survive, fundamental reform will be needed.