Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Opportunity lost to end tax secrecy for multinationals

Brock calls for international cooperation on tax transparencyGoogle, Starbucks, Amazon and co must all pay their fair share of taxes and be seen to pay according to Deidre Brock MP. The SNP MP, who sits on the influential Public Accounts Committee, called for an end to the secrecy around tax paid by multinational companies before the Brexit negotia...
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BROCK CALLS FOR A FAIR DEAL FOR ALL TAX PAYERS – RENEWS CALLS FOR EU INVESTIGATION INTO GOOGLE TAX DEAL

Deidre Brock MP has called for the same tax rules to apply to all businesses following the HMRC's £130million settlement of back tax for Google.As the SNP Member of the Public Accounts Committee, Ms Brock took evidence from the Chief Executive of HMRC Dame Lin Homer and President of Google Europe Matt Brittin over the recent tax settlement, which f...
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Problems at HMRC wont be solved by change in personnel

Commenting on today's announcement that HMRC Chief Executive Lin Homer will step down in April, the SNP's member on the Public Accounts Committee, Deidre Brock MP said:-"Lin Homer has had a long career as a civil servant and I wish her well in her future endeavours.""The deep-rooted problems with HMRC won't be resolved by this change in personnel h...
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Tax office closures

News that 137 HMRC offices are set to be closed will come as a desperate blow to civil servants working for the tax authority. Even those who are able to transfer to one of the 13 new 'regional centres' will be worried about their future. With services already feeling the strain, those that keep their jobs will find the increased workload a heavy b...
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