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Loan Charge 2019: Sir Amyas Morse Review

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:16 pm on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Richard Fuller Richard Fuller Conservative, North East Bedfordshire 2:16 pm, 19th March 2020

My hon. Friend puts his finger on one of the core points. Who is running the show here? Is it HMRC, or are the Government making sure that law on this matter is paramount? Does he not find it ironic that HMRC’s annual report this year says that HMRC wants a system that can

“be trusted and seen to be fair, with the right safeguards in place to protect customers”?

Does this case not show that it is falling woefully short of meeting that ambition?