"...reassuring HMRC that their decision to let Goldman Sachs off many millions pounds of tax was ok"

Business quote of the day.

"[The e-mail] implies that the NAO was reassuring HMRC that their decision to let Goldman Sachs off many millions pounds of tax owed would be given the OK”

Anna Walker, of pressure group UK Uncut Legal Action, on leaked emails that appear to undermine an inquiry into the multimillion “sweetheart” deals between HM Revenue and Customs and big businesses (story here)

Goldman Sachs building. Photograph: Getty Images.

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The NS Podcast #112: Going Underground

Are women-only carriages the way forward?

This week, we explain why we're backing Tessa Jowell as Labour's candidate for London mayor, talk women-only carriages on the tube, and speak to Tom Shone about Woody Allen. (Caroline Crampton, Barbara Speed, John Elledge, Stephen Bush, George Eaton).

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