David Gauke

The Child Benefit Changes Are Fair and Reasonable

David Gauke MP | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Politics
David Gauke MP

During times of economic difficulty, when we are taking tough action to keep welfare spending under control, how can we justify spending nearly £2 billion per year on child benefit to the wealthiest people in society?

'We Can't Protect You From The Cuts'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Politics

Treasury Minister David Gauke has expressed his frustration with the "fiscal nimbyism" of middle class parents who oppose cuts in child benefits, and ...

The Public Thinks Tax Dodging Is Morally Wrong - Now It's Time for Action

Joe Ware | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Politics
Joe Ware

We've heard a lot in recent months about the immorality of tax dodging from both David Cameron and George Osborne. It turns out the public agree with them but crucially don't think they're doing enough about it.

Rogues' Gallery: Meet Britain's 20 Most-Wanted Tax Dodgers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

HMRC has released a rogues' gallery of Britain's 20 most-wanted 'tax dodgers', who are accused of fleeing the UK while owing the government millions o...

Tax Dodging: It's Time to Widen the UK Debate

Rachel Baird | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK
Rachel Baird

If the UK government is actually serious about tackling tax dodging, then it should be working with other countries to tackle the international dimensions of the problem, as well as chasing relatively esay, media-friendly villains such as tradesmen and 'cowboy' tax advisers in the UK.

'Morally Wrong' Remarks Draw Fire From Tradesmen

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Politics

David Gauke, the Treasury minister who said it was "morally wrong" for householders to pay tradesmen in cash for a discount, came under fire on Monday...

Treasury Minister: Tax Avoidance Debate Has Become 'Increasingly Hysterical'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Politics

Arguments about tax deals reached between government and big companies like Vodafone have become "increasingly hysterical", Treasury minister David Ga...

Top Tax Avoiders To Be 'Named And Shamed'

Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Politics

Wealthy people who who use aggressive tax avoidance schemes could be named and shamed, under plans due to be unveiled by the Treasury on Monday. Ex...

One In Ten Millionaires 'Paying Lowest Tax Rates'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Politics

Almost one in 10 people earning more than £10 million a year is paying less than the 20% basic rate of income tax, the Treasury said, as it launched ...

Surprisingly, Young People Say Cut The Deficit Faster

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Politics

Barely one in ten young people think the coalition is going fast enough in tackling the deficit. This revelation came at the launch of a "Youth Bu...

SCORE! Footballers Get Tax Break For 2013 Wembley Final

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

Millionaire football stars playing for overseas teams will be exempt from UK tax when they play in the 2013 Champions League final, under proposals pu...