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Margaret Hodge's family company pays just 0.01pc tax on £2.1bn of business generated in the UK

Margaret Hodge, chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, is facing embarrassing revelations over the tax affairs of her family company just days before she is due to lead the grilling of US companies over controversial tax arrangements.

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from the Guardian

Margaret Hodge stands aside as head of spending watchdog

Labour MP, Margaret Hodge, will not put herself forward for chair of public accounts committee in this parliament

from the Guardian

DWP post for Amazon boss is 'disgusting', says Margaret Hodge

The Labour MP and tax campaigner Margaret Hodge has described as “disgusting” a plan to give an executive of Amazon, one of the companies at the centre of an intensifying row over taxes, a directorship at the Department of Work and Pensions. Hodge was responding to the news, first revealed by Sky News, that Amazon’s head of Chinese operations, Doug Gurr, is to become a non-executive director of the DWP. The DWP said it would issue a statement, which was not available at the time of…

from the Guardian

MP on Google tax avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil'

"Margaret Hodge MP on #Google #tax_avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil' Margaret Hodge, chair of the public accounts committee, told Google's northern Europe boss, Matt Brittin, that his company's behaviour on tax was "devious, calculated and, in my view, unethical".

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