Lib Dems up pressure on tax exile Laidlaw

Conservative peer Lord Laidlaw is a major donor to the Conservative party, and he has a problem.

Lord Laidlaw promised before being appointed a peer to stop being a tax exile. But several years on he still hasn’t kept his promise – and has saved himself large sums in tax in the meantime.

Liberal Democrat Matthew Oakeshott has now reported him to HM Revenue and Customs.

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