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 backs move for greater tax transparency from multinationals

Deidre Brock MP has backed a budget amendment to make multinational companies publish country-by-country information on their businesses - including profits made and taxes paid in each country where they operate.Ms Brock, a member of the Public Accounts Committee, co-signed the amendment to the Finance Bill put forward by Labour's Caroline Flint, b...
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Brock responds to Queen's Speech: time for Tories to change the record

Deidre Brock MP (Edinburgh North and Leith) has called on the Tories to stop their ideologically driven assaults on welfare and public services and start getting their own house in order – including more efforts to tackle tax avoidance.Speaking in response to the Queen's speech, Ms Brock, who sits on the Public Accounts Committee at Westminster, po...
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1p Reduction in Beer Tax

I believe that well run pubs and the brewing industry have an important role for the national economy and that good local pub, where alcohol is enjoyed responsibly, is an asset to a community. For these reasons, I and my colleagues in the SNP group will do what we can at Westminster to support community pubs and breweries, and support a reduction ...
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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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