Brown says global bank tax imminent
Prime Minister announces the world's most influential countries are close to endorsing a tax on banks
Gordon Brown has said the world’s leading economies were on the verge of
agreeing a global bank tax.
The Prime Minister hopes the deal can be cemented at the G20 summit in Canada
Mr Brown believes that the global consensus is now in favour of a worldwide
tax after President Barack Obama’s offensive last month which hopes to raise
$90bn (£57.7bn) from a US bank levy,