Petition: Take action: tell Barclays to clean up its act

Posted: November 22, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

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After recent scandals, Barclays Bank boss Antony Jenkins has got himself in a bit of a lather trying to clean up Barclays’ image.

But we’ve found out that the bank has been getting its hands dirty by encouraging its clients in Africa to use tax havens, which can help them avoid paying tax in developing countries. When big companies don’t pay their fair share of tax, the poorest people lose out. We need your help to tell Barclays to clean up its act.

Email Barclays’ boss to demand that it cleans up its act on tax havens in Africa.


For some of the world’s poorest countries, tax havens are a matter of life and death, restricting vital funds for services like healthcare and education. The problem is huge, with developing countries losing three times more to tax dodging than they get in aid each year.

Barclays wants to…

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