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Duel: should we introduce a mansion tax?

A way of evening the odds, or counterproductive and wasteful? Our panellists battle it out

Mark Ferguson (yes, left) and Nick Carn (no, right).

Should we introduce a mansion tax?


Labour’s “mansion tax”—an annual tax that could be levied on properties worth more than £2m—has, I believe, a small part to play in tackling the structural inequalities of British society. We live in a country where wealth inequality is increasingly Dickensian in nature, and the expansion of unearned wealth (of which house prices are a major…

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