§ Sir Teddy Taylor
To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his oral statement of 21 June, if the Government of the Channel Islands were consulted on the proposals relating to banking secrecy. 399W
§ The Prime Minister
My statement referred to the agreement reached at the European Council at Feira about how best to tackle the problem of cross-border tax evasion within the European Union. The UK discusses regularly with the Channel Islands international tax issues and matters of mutual interest.