David Gauke on the future of tax in the UK. 19 June 2023

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Host Left
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STEP City of London
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Macfarlanes LLP
20 Cursitor Street
United Kingdom

David Gauke

David provides strategic support to Macfarlanes’ clients across a wide range of public policy issues including tax, financial services regulation and the UK’s evolving relationship with the EU.

David was a solicitor at Macfarlanes from 1999 to 2005 specialising in financial services regulation. 2005 David left Macfarlanes when he was elected Member of Parliament for South West Hertfordshire, becoming a Shadow Treasury Minister in 2007. On the formation of the Coalition Government in 2010, he was appointed as the minister responsible for the tax system, first as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and then, from 2014, as Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

In 2016, David was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury where he attended Cabinet and had responsibility for public spending. In 2017, he was promoted to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and in January 2018 he was appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, becoming the  first solicitor to become Lord Chancellor.

David left government in July 2019. He is an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, an Honorary Freeman of the City of London and an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple.

If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing [email protected] in order that your name be added to the guestlist. Please note that places are limited.

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Tea and coffee will be available from 5.30PM and refreshments will be available after the presentation from 7PM-8PM
Glenn Baker
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