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Duncan Bannatyne: Labour gets my vote over non-dom ban

Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne says Labour 'gets his vote' over its pledge to ban the non-dom tax status Credit: PA

Dragons' Den star and businessman Duncan Bannatyne has lent his support to Labour's plans to scrap the non-dom status.

Despite being one of 30 business leaders to sign a letter backing the Conservatives in The Telegraph last week, the entrepreneur has posted a series of tweets showing his support for the move:

He also told Business Matters magazine that those with non-dom status had an "unfair advantage" in business.

Duncan Bannatyne to quit Dragons' Den after this series

Duncan Bannatyne's departure leaves only Peter Jones from the starting line up on Dragons. Credit: PA

Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne is stepping down from the BBC2 show after 12 series - telling producers: "I'm out."

The health club boss, 65 -who was one of the original team of business experts when the programme launched nine years ago- said he had had 'the time of his life' as a dragon.

But he announced the forthcoming series - beginning on July 20 - will be his last as he leaves the programme "due to other business commitments".

Mark Linsey, the BBC's entertainment controller, said: "Duncan has been the most formidable Dragon and we are going to miss him enormously.

"His seat is going to be a difficult one to fill, but he leaves the show on a high, with this next series being the best yet."

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Dragon's Den star Duncan Bannatyne stranded by flooding

The Dragon's Den star Duncan Bannatyne has tweeted that he is stranded in Darlington where trains have been disrupted by flooding on the line.

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Duncan Bannatyne 'undergoing tests'

Duncan Bannatyne is in hospital 'undergoing tests' to after suffering from a suspected heart attack earlier today in work. Theo Paphitis said his friend "does not think" he had a heart attack.

Duncan Bannatyne 'attached to a few wires'

Duncan Bannatyne has tweeted from his hospital bed to say he is feeling "tired" but that he hopes to be discharged tomorrow

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