tax havens

  • October 20, 2016

    MPs yesterday  painted a damning picture of how British companies and tax havens are helping the corrupt to steal vast sums from poor countries and so undermining UK aid, in a new report welcomed by Christian Aid.

  • October 17, 2016

    The Government’s Criminal Finances Bill will play a useful role in the fight against corruption, but its potential has been overshadowed by the failure to take decisive action on secrecy in UK-owned jurisdictions, says Christian Aid.

  • July 27, 2016

    The first step in Theresa May’s plan to curb companies’ use of tax havens must be long overdue action against secrecy in tax havens controlled by the UK itself, says Christian Aid.

  • May 5, 2016

    MPs from major UK political parties want the government to use its Anti-Corruption Summit next week to require transparency in the UK tax havens, Christian Aid said after a Parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall.

  • May 4, 2016

    Christian Aid campaigners from Witney gathered on 30 April 2016 in the Prime Minister’s constituency outside properties which are now owned in Jersey and the British Virgin Islands, to demand that David Cameron finally gets tough with the UK’s secretive tax havens.

  • April 29, 2016

    The chief executives of 17 charities and campaign groups have written to the Prime Minister, urging him to stop UK tax havens from enabling corruption and tax dodging around the world.

  • April 12, 2016

    David Cameron has not gone far enough to counter the abuse of UK tax havens, Christian Aid said yesterday (11 April 2016) after the Prime Minister announced that most UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies will create central registers of companies’ beneficial owners.

  • April 5, 2016

    The Panama Papers have exploded any remaining excuses the UK had for allowing secrecy in its tax havens, Christian Aid said yesterday..

  • December 26, 2014

    UK tax havens have come under new pressure to end their extreme financial secrecy from European Union moves last week.

  • June 18, 2014

    G8 countries have yet to live up to the important commitments they made on tax and transparency at their Northern Ireland summit a year ago, says Christian Aid.