She wrote: \”In 2009-10, Her Majesty\’s Revenue and Customs calculated the tax gap as £35 billion — that is nearly 8 per cent of all tax due not being collected. In the same year, HMRC wrote off £10.9 billion in tax as uncollectable.\”
\”There are still people funded by the taxpayer, working in local authorities and for the BBC who avoid paying tax in this way.\”
Umm, Maggie dear. The £11 billion. As HMRC have already explained to you, this is people going bankrupt owing tax. This isn\’t quite tax avoidance, not really. This is just people going bankrupt.