How can we ensure that tax evaders and aggressive tax avoiders do not profit from taxpayer-funded public procurement contracts?
Conservative MP for North Wiltshire, James Gray, recently asked Parliament what steps the UK Government was taking in its procurement policy to tackle aggressive tax avoidance by government suppliers. A reasonable question: why should tax dodgers profit from contracts funded by taxpayers? The answer from the Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office, Oliver Dowden, was convoluted, but seemingly positive. He …Read More