PracticeAuditAndersen denies it is ‘close’ to government

Andersen denies it is 'close' to government

Andersen has today hit back at claims the firm is 'unusually close to the Labour party' after issuing a brief statement on its work for the UK government.

Liberal Democrat shadow chancellor Matthew Taylor has demanded a full-scale inquiry into New Labour’s links with Enron and Andersen.

However, the government poured cold water over Taylor’s suggestions, prior to the firm echoing these sentiments.

The firm’s statement read: ‘Andersen does a relatively small amount of government work compared to our competitors. The suggestion that we are unusually close to the Labour party – or any political party – is unfounded.’

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