So no sign of George Osborne then.
George Osborne's been so invisible since the tax avoidance story broke I'm beginning to worry HSBC have hidden him in a tax haven.
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) February 16, 2015
Perhaps this performance on the Daily Politics is the reason for his low profile: Gideon advises a caller to avoid paying for means tested state social care and inheritance tax by wrapping a valuable property in a “clever financial product”:
“Clever financial products” like the ones available here:
And talking of HSBC, this is an advert which they are running online today — just slightly off message the day after they were forced to take out full page apology adverts in several Sunday newspapers:
Powerful allies. Quite!