Former finance watchdog chair calls for closed hearings into tax collection

The UK government should allow parliamentary committees to hold closed hearings into tax issues, the former chair of the House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee said last week. Margaret Hodge argued that this would improve public scrutiny of tax collection without compromising taxpayer confidentiality. Hodge, who chaired the MPs’ financial scrutiny committee between 2010 and … Continue reading Former finance watchdog chair calls for closed hearings into tax collection