International Business Times
Published: 23rd September 2016
“Both the Panama Papers and Bahama Leaks emphasise again the central role played by the UK and its overseas territories in the global tax dodging industry. As we head for the exit door from the EU, this is a critical time for the UK. We need to decide what type of society we want post-Brexit. Will we follow the lead taken by the EU in promoting fair taxation or follow the route being pushed by some hard-Brexit supporters to become one of the globe’s leading tax havens?
“We must ensure that the UK neither supports UK-related tax havens nor adopts more of the features of a tax haven itself in response to any economic problems following Brexit.”