'Lack of leadership and coordination': MPs slam Treasury for failure to align tax system with UK's climate goals

Cecilia Keating
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Public Accounts Committee report warns Treasury and HMRC have limited understanding of how the tax system supports or hinders the UK’s environmental goals

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have urged the government to reform the tax system in line with its climate and environment goals, warning that a "lack of leadership and coordination" at the...

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