Eight in ten British adults believe the next UK Government should take action to stop UK companies avoiding tax – ActionAid poll16/05/2017
New ComRes poll of Great Britain reveals that eight in ten British adults support new measures to crackdown on tax havens and corporate tax avoidance.
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