Channel 4 Dispatches: How the Rich Beat the Taxman

Posted on

I am well aware I could be accused of bias in writing this blog, but would like to recommend you watch tonight's edition of Dispatches on Channel 4, which had the above title.

It’s not because I appeared numerous times — as did John Christensen — although it’s true, we did — but because the programme revealed better than any documentary I have done before just what is going on in secrecy jurisdictions, how two faced they are, and how undermining of transparency, accountability and democracy their activities are.

And the former PM of Cayman did make a fool of himself as did BVI officials, which added to the amusement.

And one thing is very clear — despite all the claims we are “not in this together”.

Congratulations are due to the production team.