Tax Avoidance

Treasury written question – answered on 21st July 2021.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether there is any stipulation within the appointments procedures of his Department that would prevent a person who was previously a member of a tax avoidance vehicle from becoming an official within his Department.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch The Exchequer Secretary, Minister for Equalities

HM Treasury’s appointment procedures set out that all Civil Servants working in the Department must follow the Civil Service Code, which includes a commitment to the Civil Service and its values.

Furthermore, any external interests are required to be declared to HM Treasury upon joining the organisation, plus ongoing as they arise thereafter.

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