Labour rebels are mobilising for mutiny after prime minister Gordon Brown
ruled out quick concessions to ease the impact on low income earners from the
scrapping the 10p tax band,.
In all, 70 backbenchers and six ministerial aides have now publicly voiced
concern over the changes, announced in last year’s Budget,
Press Association reports.
The 10p band was formally scrapped earlier this month, but the
bill enacting changes from this year’s budget is still before Parliament,
providing a focus for a rebellion.
The Tories, who are opposing the tax change supported by the Lib Dems, are
calling on chancellor Alistair Darling to ‘get off his backside’ and reverse the
Report argues that the government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions
Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs
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Companies must report on their complex financial structures including offshore accounts and notify HMRC