Pugh calls for progress tackling tax avoidance June 11th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Southport MP John Pugh MP is concerned about the need for the UK to make more progress against tax avoidance. Questioning the Prime Minister in the House of Commons yesterday on the G7 conference, Dr Pugh “warmly welcome the progress that is being made on tax avoidance and evasion and multinational transparency”. But he pressed David Cameron: ” are there any clear timelines, deadlines or penalties for non-compliance by individual countries?” The Prime Minister replied: “The timeline that I have mentioned is the fact that 90 countries have promised automatic tax exchange by the end of 2018.2 ” That is not as fast as I would like, or probably as the hon. Gentleman would like, but it is something that has not happened before and will now happen.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!