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date less than 2019-02-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for International Development more like this
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development more like this
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading Africa: Tax Evasion more like this
house id 1 more like this
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department has taken to reduce tax evasion in Africa. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
answer text <p>Tackling tax evasion is a priority for DFID as part of our Transparency Agenda, Addis Tax Initiative commitments and the UK Anti-Corruption Strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since 2013 DFID has supported the Global Forum for the Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes through its International Tax Transparency Programme. The Global Forum helps countries tackle tax evasion by strengthening global tax transparency and international cooperation. The Global Forum now has over 150 members and DFID supports its Africa Initiative to strengthen transparency and the exchange of information across Africa.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC and DFID continues to work alongside the Global Forum with other jurisdictions such as Egypt, Ghana and Nigeria; alongside the African Tax Administration Forum in Uganda and independently in Montserrat to support the implementation of the Automatic Exchange of Information.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID’s announcement on the 19 February of a new £47m package of support for Tax for Development will further boost efforts to help countries in Africa and elsewhere to tackle this important issue.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this