6 Nov 2017

How the rich are putting money in offshore tax havens

Chief Correspondent

From Her Majesty the Queen’s estate to a top US official, from a leading football club to a rock star who campaigns against poverty. They are all accused of investing vast sums of money in offshore havens, thus – perfectly legally – avoiding UK tax.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for an inquiry into all the Paradise Papers revelations. But the government insist they are already taking action – collecting more offshore tax than Labour did when it was in power.