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The great British tax scandal

The nice people at do their best to make the world a better place. One of their current online campaigns aims to encourage the British government to ensure that the largest and wealthiest corporations pay their dues.

You may have heard recently about the cosy deals that have been struck between Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (a.k.a. the taxman) and Vodafone in particular, allowing them years to pay their overdue taxes, and with no interest charges. This is in stark contrast to the way they treat small businesses and individuals.

Here's what AVAAZ say about it:

Our tax chief had secret lunches with Vodafone and Goldman Sachs and then handed them billions in tax breaks – while keeping Parliament in the dark!

MPs are outraged, claiming we are owed over 25 billion pounds in back taxes from these and similar dodgy deals. But the tax agency has blocked an inquiry into the scandal and refuses to release documents to shed light on why these tax breaks were ordered in the first place.

Cameron is ignoring the outrage from MPs, but he can't ignore a call from thousands of voters across the UK. Sign the petition to David Cameron making it clear that it's his job to get us the money we are owed from his corporate cronies -- then tell everyone about it to grow our call.

Click here to sign the petition.

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