From an article by Dame Margaret Hodge in the Guardian this morning:
The Tax Professionals Forum that advises David Gauke on tax policy is filled with representatives from Ernst & Young, KPMG, Grant Thornton, Travers Smith and the Institute of Directors. There is no representative from any of the tax campaigning organisations and nobody from the development charities for whom tax is a major issue.
In other words, the IoD who want to get rid of all taxes on capital to increase inequality in the UK get a voice but the supporters of the positive role tax has to play in society do not.
Why is that?