“It is right that we deal with artificial, contrived avoidance"

Business quote of the day.

“It is right that we deal with artificial, contrived avoidance, behaviour that gives some people an unfair advantage”

David Gauke, Treasury secretary to the Exchequer, says the government will not shy away from tackling aggressive tax avoidance, within the context of making the UK competitive for businesses.
 

David Gauke, Treasury secretary to the Exchequer. Photograph: Getty Images

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The New Statesman Cover: The revenge of the left

A first look at this week's magazine.

22 - 28 September issue
The revenge of the left