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Labour: Business and society are 'mutually dependent'

Ed Miliband will today challenge Google on its tax affairs in Britain, using a speech at an event held by the corporation to say "Google shouldn't be going to extraordinary lengths to avoid paying its taxes."

Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna told Daybreak:

"The problem is what we see [companies] do is artificially reduce their tax bill, and this is a serious issue because business and society, we're mutually dependent", he added, "if one factor in that relationship doesn't meet its obligations then the whole system can fall apart."