Climate campaigners to consider council tax “strike” in protest at Cornwall’s spaceport ambition

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council is facing a growing revolt over plans to contribute £20 million of taxpayers’ money to build a spaceport at Newquay.  £12 million is due to come directly from local council taxpayers, with £8 million from central government, while the Virgin Islands-based billionaire and tax exile Richard Branson would contribute only … Continue reading Climate campaigners to consider council tax “strike” in protest at Cornwall’s spaceport ambition