A U.K. parliamentary committee chairwoman said Google Inc. was “evil” because of the way it sought to minimize its U.K. tax bills.
U.K. ministers and their politically neutral officials both lobbied a parliamentary committee to shift the blame to each other for mistakes on a flagship welfare policy, according to the panel’s chairwoman.
The U.K. government has frustrated attempts to examine taxpayer funding for the London Olympic Games, a cross-party panel of lawmakers said today.
The U.K.’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority isn’t showing enough urgency in completing the cleanup of radioactive waste at its Sellafield facility in the north of England, a panel of lawmakers said.
A cross-party panel of British lawmakers said it is “inappropriate” for banks to award staff large bonuses and reap excessive profits while they rely on support from taxpayers.
The U.K. government is fighting an unwinnable battle against tax avoidance, lawmakers warned, as they called for greater transparency from companies and more resources to police compliance.
"The whole purpose was to invest in the making of films in Britain."
- Margaret Hodge on Nov 05, 2014