Government aid programme attacked over value for money in overseas schemes
The Government's aid programme has been criticised by an independent review after it was found to have short-changed British taxpayers in some overseas projects.
HMRC has been rebuked for not achieving good value for money in its early efforts to help other countries improve their tax collection.
The Department for International Development (DFID) was given an "amber-red" rating by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact's (ICAI) review for its work in helping to crack down on tax avoidance and evasion globally.
In one case highlighted, nearly £1.2 million was spent on training... read more
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