Link: Profile: Michael Howard
Speculation over a role for former Conservative Party chancellor Ken Clarke has been noticeably absent. His name was not among the original MPs said to support the Howard ‘coronation’ when former leader Iain Duncan Smith lost his vote of confidence.
Now Hague’s name is believed to be on the list.
Howard supporters included accountant MPs David Heathcoat-Amory, a former shadow chief secretary, Mark Hoban, a shadow defence minister, former Public Accounts Committee chairman and current shadow deputy prime minister David Davis, shadow chief secretary Howard Flight, shadow Treasury Minister Stephen O’Brien, and, it is understood, Tory accountant MP Nick Gibb.
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements