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UK government must stop bullying bookmakers, says Betfair chief

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The government is too taxing, says Davies

The government is too taxing, says Davies

There is no chance of offshore companies coming back to the UK until the government uses the carrot rather than the stick and makes their taxes more reasonable, says Betfair’s Managing Director Mark Davies in this instructive blog.

‘As the author R.S. Surtees is quoted as saying in The Week this week, “more people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice”,’ he writes. ‘Why, then, do governments always take the bullying route?’ Read more.

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