Examination of Witnesses (Question Numbers
2 SEPTEMBER 2009
Q2060 Mr Watson: In the course of
your investigation you were looking at the system of payments,
how it worked, how Goodman was getting these cash payments, as
an officer in other cases do you think there might be grounds
which the Inland Revenue should have investigated further?
Mr Williams: In relation to Goodman?
Q2061 Mr Watson: This system of payments
at News International.
Mr Williams: I must admit I do
not know enough about Inland Revenue and tax to know whether or
not that would be. You are now out of my field. I would bow to
my financial investigators. I know we talked about this, we talked
about tax, had they paid tax, and again that would be something
I would leave to my financial investigators because that is their
Q2062 Mr Watson: So it might be something
you could have a view on?
Mr Yates: In terms of how we pay
our sources, there are arrangements but I do not know what it
is like with
Q2063 Mr Watson: So it might be you
would look at the Inland Revenue with others?
Mr Yates: Yes.
Chairman: We have kept you for long enough.
Thank you very much.