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Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC, says House of Lords report

Image copyright Getty Images Greater powers given to HMRC to tackle tax avoidance and evasion are undermining the rule of law and justice, warns a House of Lords report. The Economic Affairs Committee said HMRC…

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Dr Who Experience: Shut venue still costing taxpayers

Image copyright Geograph/Lewis Clarke Taxpayers are still paying the bill for a Dr Who Experience attraction in Cardiff that closed down a year ago. The Cardiff Bay venue had cost the city’s council more than…


Conwy council’s new HQ will cost taxpayers £1.5m a year

Image copyright Derek Bellis Image caption The new headquarters in Colwyn Bay will be paid off by taxpayers over the next 40 years Conwy council’s new headquarters will cost taxpayers almost £1.5m a year in…


Voices of millions of UK taxpayers stored by HMRC

Image caption HMRC’s Voice ID scheme asks callers to repeat the phrase “my voice is my password” The voices of millions of taxpayers have been analysed and stored by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) without…


Carillion collapse to cost taxpayers £148m

Image copyright PA Image caption Carillion delivered “swathes” of public services, MPs said The collapse of construction giant Carillion will cost UK taxpayers an estimated £148m, the National Audit Office has said. There will also…



Save the Children suspends bids for taxpayers’ money

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Former Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth at a displacement camp in Somalia Save the Children has said it will not seek new government money while its handling of…


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