Today I led another debate on the closure of HMRC tax offices. The government’s rationale for these closures is totally flawed and that the programme should be halted and scrutinised.
The tax office in Cumbernauld meets all the key criteria for a successful regional centre, with experienced staff and an excellent location. It makes absolutely no sense for the UK Government to close this office. The overall programme is bad for staff, bad for communities and bad for taxpayers and should be abandoned.