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Comedian Jimmy Carr refused to expand on the statement he released on Twitter earlier when he arrived at the BBC studios to film his Channel 4 show 8 out of 10 Cats.
ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby asked David Cameron if he thought Gary Barlow's "tax affairs were morally wrong and should he give back his OBE".
The Prime Minister dodged the question by saying he would not give a "running commentary on different people's tax affairs" as "that would not be right".
Asked if any members of the Cabinet used a tax avoidance scheme, Business Secretary Vince Cable said: "As far as I know we do not. We observe the law obviously but also try to set an example."
- Tax avoidance is the process of dodging taxation law without actually breaking it.
- The company K2, used by comedian Jimmy Carr, works by transferring salaries from mainland investors into a Jersey-based trust which then gives the money back to investors in the form of loans.
- Loans are not subject to income tax.
- Jimmy Carr used the aggressive, but legal, scheme to protect some £3.3 million a year, a Times investigation uncovered. He is said to be one of more than 1,000 beneficiaries who shelter some £168 million from the taxman each year using K2.
The Times explains in more detail how K2 works - and has undercover footage of people who run it.
Jimmy Carr left his house in London this morning after he admitted he had "made a terrible error of judgement" over his tax arrangements. The comedian made no comment to the waiting media as he left in a black Range Rover.
The Press Association's Political Correspondent James Tapsfield tweeted that Downing Street is looking into whether ministers will have to disclose their tax returns.
Jimmy Carr is due to record an episode of the Channel 4 show 8 Out Of 10 Cats today. The comedian Jon Richardson, one of the team captains on the show, has tweeted this:
Stewart Wood, a shadow cabinet minister and adviser to Labour leader Ed Miliband, has tweeted that David Cameron should now look at those in his party that use tax avoidance schemes:
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Comedian Jimmy Carr has admitted he made a "terrible error of judgement" over his tax arrangements.
Jimmy Carr did not break the law, but he exemplifies the feeling that the rich live by different rules than the rest of us.