Jersey would welcome UK bonus tax escapees

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I welcome UK bonus tax escapees, says minister » Business » This Is Jersey.

RICH City workers fleeing the UK to avoid rising tax rates will be welcomed into Jersey, according to the politician who approves residency applications from wealthy immigrants.

Housing Minister Terry Le Main sees a ‘huge benefit’ to the Island if British financiers, angered by Labour’s new 50% tax rate and one-off 50% levy on all banker bonuses over £25,000, move across the Channel.

But as the print version of the paper (which I've got - miracles never cease given it was published at lunchtime) makes clear - there have been just 10 such people arriving in Jersey this year.

So this is just more completely bogus hype for something that is not happening.