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Tuesday, 9 November 2021

HMRC Serves Petition for Bankruptcy on Adam Afriyie MP


Adam Afriyie is facing bankruptcy proceedings over unpaid taxes. Court records show a petition for bankruptcy has been filed by HMRC against the MP, 

His IT firm went into insolvency in 2017 apparently due to a £1.7million tax debt

Under parliamentary rules MPs have to stand down if they are declared bankrupt. 

A spokesperson for Afriyie says: 

“The petition arises for complex reasons related to Adam’s past business interests. 

Negotiations have been ongoing for several years and the petition is subject to legal challenge as his advisers are working towards reaching an agreement.” 

Afriyie adds: 

“I will of course pay any tax that is due.”
Tax does have to be taxing.

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  1. Probably dealt with by PD Collection. Is Mike Riley still in charge?

  2. Why does HMRC work at such a slow pace?

    Too many corrupt people working in HMRC.

    1. Corruption in public office is a criminal offence.
      Do feel free to pass the names of all these "many corrupt people" on to the police.

  3. Boris Johnson says we are not a corrupt country.

    Is he unaware of the toxic culture that plagues HMRC? It's rotten from the core, top to bottom.

  4. 1.7 million is a lot of money. If he added another 1.3 million to it, he could have bought himself a peerage.