Lord Laidlaw is still a tax exile despite agreeing three years ago to become
resident in the UK for tax purposes as a condition of becoming a Tory peer.
has reported that Laidlaw contacted the
Commission three weeks ago to explain why he was still not a UK
resident for tax purposes. Laidlaw cited a number of personal reasons, but added
that he still intends to give up his status.
Although the commission has no punitive powers it intends to publish the
details in a few weeks’ time, according to reports.
The committee, from last year, does not consider an individual for a peerage
if the nominee is not a UK resident for tax purposes.
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