New tax department gets bland name

Link: mmO2 chairman gets Revenue/Customs job

Chancellor Gordon Brown said the new department, to be headed by outgoing mmO2 chief David Varney, will have the unimaginative title of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

Varney alongside deputy chairman Paul Gray, who will join from Works and Pensions, will take up their posts on 1 September 2004.

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