Tackle tax avoidance in budget, Labour urges Philip Hammond

Margaret Hodge says ‘industrial scale’ of avoidance revealed in Paradise Papers is ‘national and international disgrace’

The senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge has called on Philip Hammond to use his budget to deal with tax avoidance by the rich and powerful “on an industrial scale” as exposed by the Paradise Papers and other leaks from tax havens.

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