|Jimmy Carr did nothing Illegal but was condemned by MPs|
In June 2012, the comedian Jimmy Carr's involvement in an alleged K2 tax avoidance scheme came to light after an investigation by The Times newspaper.[The scheme is understood to involve UK earners "quitting" their job and signing new employment contracts with offshore shell companies based in the low tax jurisdiction of Jersey
. British Prime Minister David Cameron commented on the issue:
"People work hard, they pay their taxes, they save up to go to one of his shows. They buy the tickets. He is taking the money from those tickets and he, as far as I can see, is putting all of that into some very dodgy tax avoiding schemeIt wasn't illegal but many would say it wasn't moral. and it was condemned by MPs of all parties.
|Chris Bryant we still waiting for Labour MPs to condemn his actions|
So what's the difference between Carr's Tax Avoidance and the news that dozens of MPs – including Rhondda’s Chris Bryant claiming expenses for London rent or hotels despite owning a property in the capital, a Channel 4 News investigation has found.