Members of the influential Commons’ public accounts committee are considering mounting an inquiry into international tax avoidance amid rising political concern about the issue, the FT has learned.
The move, which will be decided within days, could see executives from major global companies in the spotlight as they are questioned by MPs over their corporate tax arrangements.
There has been some tension between members of the Treasury select committee and MPs on the PAC, with some of the former thinking the latter should limit itself to examining NAO reports. But this looks to be resolved shortly. Read more