Labour's attack on non-dom Ashcroft hits snag
Reports have emerged the Cabinet Office under a Labour government struck a deal with Ashcroft on his residency status
Labour efforts to use Lord Ashcroft’s revelation of his non-dom status as
political ammunition appears to have backfired.
Labour seized upon the fact the Tory vice chairman does not pay UK tax on a
reported £1bn of assets he holds offshore, after the peer confirmed his non-dom
status this week.
However, The Cabinet Office revealed that it endorsed a deal with the
Conservatives in 2000 before Lord Ashcroft received his peerage, approving his
eligibility as “a long-term resident”, according to