David Gauke (Exchequer Secretary, HM Treasury; South West Hertfordshire, Conservative)
The latest tax gap estimates were published in September 2010 in “Measuring Tax Gaps 2010” on HMRC's website:
This publication also contained an illustrative breakdown of the tax gap by behaviour for 2007-08. This estimated that evasion accounted for around 17.5% of the total tax gap, equating to approximately £7 billion.
HMRC will be publishing "Measuring Tax Gaps 2011" on