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Unelected Lords Blocking Tax Credits and Welfare Reform

Some in the unelected The House of Lords are risking a constitutional crisis by threats to block the decision of the democratic Commons on the tax credits vs. welfare reform issue. Tony Blair’s New Labour deliberately tangled-up the separate tax … Continue reading

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Parliament Reports on Multinationals and Tax Avoidance

The House of  Lords Economic Affairs Committee has reported that there is a sense some multinationals can operate to treat UK tax as  voluntary. They noted the steady stream of stories about foreign-owned companies  clearly doing good business here but paying … Continue reading

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