Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,719,120 articles and books

Labour's net firm in tax dodge.

LABOUR are embroiled em·broil  
tr.v. em·broiled, em·broil·ing, em·broils
1. To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions: "Avoid . . .
 in a new donations scandal after an internet company quit the UK for tax reasons.

The party's website was hosted until recently by Freeserve and the company's software disks were given to all 350,000 members.

The internet firm also provided the computer connection between all constituency offices and Labour's Millbank HQ in London.

The SNP SNP Scottish National Party

Noun 1. SNP - (genetics) genetic variation in a DNA sequence that occurs when a single nucleotide in a genome is altered; SNPs are usually considered to be point mutations that have been evolutionarily
 claim those donations in kind were worth between pounds 500,000 to pounds 1million. But last week, Freeserve said it was set to move its AnyTime internet service to Madeira.

The island's cheaper VAT rate will save the company pounds 4.5million.

In turn, that will deprive the UK Treasury of the pounds 17.5million the firm pays in VAT.

The Nats denounced Labour's links with Freeserve. SNP shadow Finance Minister Alasdair Morgan Alasdair Morgan (born April 21, 1945) is a Scottish politician. He has been a Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for the South of Scotland region since 2003. He First joined the SNP in 1974, where he has been active ever since in the party.  said: "This is hugely embarrassing for Labour. Beset by donor scandals, now we have one of their donors dodging tax."
COPYRIGHT 2002 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2002 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Aug 4, 2002
Previous Article:FURY AS NHS HIRE NURSES FOR pounds 80 AN HOUR; Agencies cash in on staff shortages.
Next Article:Stress at work causes most sickies.

Related Articles
Question Oliver could have done without; CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE.
Gordon Brown avoids 10p tax defeat.
Gordon Brown avoids 10p tax defeat.
Gordon Brown avoids 10p tax defeat.
India in visa clampdown on foreign workers

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters