A row has erupted over Treasury figures that appear to show that a
Conservative policy group’s tax figures would blow a hole in government budgets
and benefit the wealthy.
Civil servants have produced an overtly political analysis of the Tax Reform
Commission tax figures, according to shadow chancellor George Osborne. He made
his complaint to cabinet secretary Gus O’Donnell, saying that the Treasury
analysis produced was not appropriate, reports the FT.
analysis, available on its website, was released from a Freedom of
Information Act request by the Conservatives.
The Conservatives Party has said it would not necessarily follow the
commission’s guidelines for changing the UK’s tax system.
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Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs