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Tax Avoidance

HM Treasury written question – answered on 26th February 2015.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will introduce legislation to make partners from accountancy firms ineligible for HM Treasury appointments if a tax tribunal or court finds that tax avoidance schemes marketed by such firms are unlawful.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

All senior staff are appointed in line with the public appointments code.

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