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Balance of Competences Review (Taxation)

Volume 554: debated on Friday 30 November 2012

The Government have today published a call for evidence on the balance of competence between the United Kingdom and the European Union on taxation.

Following the Foreign Secretary’s oral statement launching the Balance of Competence Review in July 2012 and written statement on the progress of the review on 23 October 2012, Official Report, column 46WS, the public call for evidence on taxation will run for 12 weeks from 29 November 2012 to 22 February 2013.

HM Treasury is seeking evidence from individuals and groups with an interest or experience in taxation policy and its application.

The report, following the call for evidence, on the current balance of competence on taxation and what this means for the national interest will be published by the summer of 2013.

Copies of the document have been deposited in the Libraries of both Houses and are available on the Treasury website at: