Friday, 19 June 2015


2nd July 2015.


2nd July 2015 – Letter to the Guardian.

The Greek €1.6B IMF payment due now, is €500 per household – a month’s income for poor families (Germany turns the screw – Guardian 2 July 15). The largest cause of the €316B national debt, €140,000 per family, is tax-evasion-capital-flight, e.g. The Lagarde List of HSBC Zurich Accounts includes €500,000,000 hidden by the Papandreou  family – just one Greek family has buried half-a-billion Euros. Shipping families pay no taxes. Repatriation of the capital-flight from the world’s 72 tax-havens, via normal back-tax cases, will pay off the whole Greek debt. The Guardian reports today a stark example, the $1B stolen from ruined Moldova, siphoned to tax-havens. Similarly, the UK’s, Italy’s, Spain’s and Portugal’s debts, and those of all emerging economies, will be re-paid when the $32 trillion global total in tax-havens (80 million jobs), gouged from national High Streets, is clawed back by tax collectors. Are Alex Tsipras of Greece, and Jean Claude Juncker of corporate tax-haven Luxembourg, too polite to mention this illicit, vast, offshore hoard? Tax-evasion-capital-flight is the nub of these Greek Wars between the super-rich and the struggling poor.

Noel Hodson
Tax Reconciliations, Oxford.


19 JUN 2015.

Rt Hon David Gauke MP
Conservative Treasury Minister
UK – Conservative Minister dodges, avoids or evades proposed CCCTB tax rules.

Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base - It is no surprise that The Guardian today publishes an article, BRITAIN REJECTS PLAN TO FIGHT TAX AVOIDANCE; but what they really mean is that Tory Treasury Minister, David Gauke, not Britain, refuses to cooperate with Europe and America to stop multinationals, criminals, tax-planners and super-rich individuals from evading taxes “on an  industrial scale”. The Tories won 37% of the May 2015 vote. Most UK politicians and public servants do want to stop tax-evasion.


“Turn a blind-eye” David Gauke is at least being consistent in continuing to support wholesale tax-evasion. He and ex-Head of UK tax Dave Hartnett, are infamous for giving “soft, sweetheart deals” to Britons with offshore secret accounts; and to multinationals using LuxLeaks style self-invoicing to pay no tax on huge revenues siphoned from the UK.

Minister Gauke must be terrified by the threat of having to identify “Who in UK Government uses tax-havens?” as many of his most bullish close colleagues, in all Parties and Departments, are known to have offshore assets, trusts and companies. They would lynch him if he allowed them to be taxed, like ordinary citizens are taxed. They are too posh, too powerful or too rich to pay taxes. “Only little people pay tax”.

In my opinion, the entire political-sham campaign of rushing into a UK referendum to quit the EU – or at least be exempt from EU laws – is a panic measure to dodge, avoid or evade the raft of coming European Court decisions that will nullify and reverse all the clumsy, self-evident, self-invoicing that has drained £2T to £3T from the UK to tax-havens in the past 30 years. The GET OUT OF EUROPE campaign was kick-started by City millionaire and City funded, Nigel Farage MEP.

Despite the failure of Farage’s solo MP, UKIP Party in the May elections; the Tories, the Ivy League Party of the rich, is still vigorously pursuing UKIP’s agenda to leave Europe. The Too-Posh-To-Pay-Tax Party, is utterly determined to sabotage any and all EU attempts at intelligent cooperation to reverse tax-evasion and to recover £3 trillion (8 million good jobs) for the UK Treasury. The secret “owners” of the tax-haven assets would rather see Britain follow Greece into bankruptcy, caused by tax-evasion-capital-flight, than pay the back-taxes which are legally due.

We live in interesting times.

Tax Reconciliations – Oxford - UK

Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Update 7 October 2015.

Raif Badawi has been awarded a prize for literature. This will help to keep him in the minds of global civilized society - but he is still cruelly imprisoned and threatened with being tortured to death by 1,000 lashes, administered 50 per week by the world's most primitive, barbaric, savages, the Saud family, who rule Saudi Arabia. I cannot find any reports on Raif's present state of health. I guess the Saud's have paid the western media a lot of money to suppress any news. The UKs Prime Minister, David Cameron, recommended in 2013 that Saudi Arabia should sit on the UN council for human rights. Does evil hypocrisy have any worse examples of political doublespeak? Cameron evaded answering why he won't criticize King Saud, about a youth who the royal family want to publicly crucify: Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, 17, faces the death penalty. 


Appalling - Horrible - FRIDAY 12th JUNE - ANOTHER 50 LASHES:

We. The People, do not need to wait for governments to civilize this savage country and save Raif Badawi from being slowly tortured to death. Air Traffic controllers can divert their planes - Airport managers refuse them landing - Port managers refuse their ships - International bank clerks refuse their money transfers - Oil market traders refuse their trade - God will refuse their souls. People power can stop this sadism today. Don't deal with Saudi Arabia until it reforms. Act now!


The psychopathic, barbaric ruling family of Saudi Arabia and the "religious" leaders have designed a savage and horrible, medieval torture that takes months to kill a prisoner. Sadistic crowds are invited to get their sadomasochistic sexual kicks by watching the long, terrible, agonizing process. 

Week after week, a writer, Raif Badawi, is dragged from his cell to be publicly flogged with fifty-lashes, enough to kill most modern men, and is then thrown back into a cell. If he survives, the process is repeated ...and repeated ...and repeated ...up to 1,000 lashes. If he somehow lives through it all - he will be imprisoned, crippled by his appalling injuries, for another 9 years. His crime? Writing a blog that mildly criticized the Saudi system. 

All civilized societies should continually and persistently express their horror and outrage - and conduct no business of any sort with these cruel, primitive thugs.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015




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Rt. Hon David Cameron MP
By Email
12 June 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,


Congratulations on winning a second term.

I wrote to you on 15 June 2013, encouraging UK investment in marine–engineering to build large floating cities. E.G. Florida, Boston and Amsterdam will buy one.

Today, New Scientist magazine, Page 8, “Five Metres & Counting” by Michael Le Page, says sea level will rise 20 metres. 5 years ago, science predicted sea-level rise of “5mm within the next century”. That scientific consensus was 4,000 times too small. And, in my “futurist’s” view, was decades out on timing. I think a 20 metres rise is still several times too little. (I don’t know how you avoid the Persil Ad pop-up).

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Yours truly

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