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  • Aussie tax-dodgers get their hands on public green bank


    by Felicity Collier

    THE Tories sold off the publicly owned Green Investment Bank (GIB) to a tax-dodging Australian firm yesterday in a deal worth £2.3 billion.

    The deal was struck with the notorious Macquarie Bank, which earned the nickname the “Vampire...

    Friday 21st Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Lucas calls for action to save green bank from privateers


    by Felicity Collier

    CAROLINE LUCAS urged the Tory government yesterday to halt the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to tax-ducking Macquarie or face killing it off.

    The Green Party co-leader raised the issue in the Commons, speaking out against the...

    Thursday 12th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Green bank set for selloff after state-run success


    THE government revealed yesterday that it has begun the process of selling its majority stake in the Green Investment Bank to profiteers.

    Business Secretary Sajid Javid plans to bring private capital into the bank, which was launched in an effort to kick-start green infrastructure...

    Friday 26th Jun 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • A national disgrace


    SAJID JAVID’S announcement that the government has engaged Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise on a sell-off of most of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) is a national disgrace.

    His claim that the bank’s current profitability justifies its sale to the private sector...

    Friday 26th Jun 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial


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