Sir David Varney is to continue to lead HMRC's review of its relationship with big business even though he has stepped down as chairman of the government department.
As the Revenue's chairman, Sir David was asked by chancellor Gordon Brown earlier this year to examine how HMRC deals and relates with the UK's big businesses.
However, a few months later Sir David announced his resignation. He stepped down on 1 September to take up a new post as Brown's senior adviser on transformational government.
But in a notice posted on its website this week, HMRC revealed that the former chairman will continue to lead the review.
"Sir David chairs a consultative committee with senior representatives from business, HMRC and HM Treasury to provide strategic direction and ongoing guidance for the review," the...