proceedings came to a dramatic close yesterday when mayor Ken Livingstone lost
his temper under persistent questioning by conservative members and others about
his aide Lee Jasper’s involvement in the
London Development Agency
‘Clearly the six police investigations, the questions that the assembly keeps
asking and the close scrutiny of the press are all starting to get to the mayor,
Richard Barnes, conservative group leader,’ told 24dash.com.
‘He’s lived his political life casting himself as some kind of Robin Hood.
Well, I think, as it becomes clear that this is just a cynical act, Londoners
will begin to see the power-hungry primadonna that he really is.
‘And still we wait for straight answers from Ken Livingstone on the London
Development Agency and Lee Jasper.’
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
The Apple Tax situation; Accountants replaced by robots; and The Accountancy Age Top 50+50; all discussed by head of editorial Kevin Reed