The owner of a solitary food store told ITV News he was "angry" that he paid more corporation tax than Starbucks.
His comments came after the Chancellor unveiled a £154 million blitz on big-name global companies and wealthy individuals who dodge tax bills to claw back billions of pounds for the Treasury.
ITV News deputy political editor Chris Ship reports:
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Lord Geoffrey Howe is known by many for his resignation speech which was seen as the catalyst which destroyed Margaret Thatcher.
This week daytime temperatures reached 19C. Next week we are expecting 13C by day and close to freezing at night.
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