In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP argues for drastic action to rebuild legitimacy in the eyes of the people.
Posts Tagged: Tax Evasion
Andrew Mitchell: It’s time to stop crooks, kleptocrats, dictators and warlords from exploiting our overseas territories
We need to see where it is, root it out and thus show the leadership that has made Britain respected around the world.
Its reputation and market share has taken a buffeting recently, but its position is recoverable.
Nicholas Mazzei: Let’s build on Bitcoin – by abolishing cash and switching to a digital pound sterling
Doing so would reduce crime, improve tax revenues and boost productivity.
Income tax taking from the highest net-worth individuals are down £1 billion, even as everybody else has put more into the pot.
In this new era of transparency, the Government should now start to dismantle the tax barriers that distort international commerce.
The arguments need to be made again, not for the benefit of rich people but for the benefit of everyone in the UK and around the world.
The Prime Minister’s decision to publish his tax return has big knock-on implications for his colleagues, and perhaps for himself too.
The Prime Minister appears to have done nothing wrong, though he has mishandled the Blairmore Holdings allegations. Here’s how Downing Street could do better.
Plus: The Government’s push to rig the EU referendum: guilty as charged. Cameron and tax: innocent until or unless proved otherwise. And: my shoulder freezes over.
The Panama leak is a boost for tax puritans – and for people like John McDonnell, who are even worse.
If there were a simple way for the exchequers of the world to get their hands on more money, you can be sure they’d have tried it by now.