It has been revealed that three of Scotland’s biggets airports, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, are owned in tax havens.
EDINBURGH, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports are all wholly or partially controlled through secretive offshore jurisdictions.
Official documents reveal that Edinburgh airport is owned by an off-the-shelf company registered in the Cayman Islands while Glasgow and Aberdeen airports are both owned by the same series of companies partially-owned offshore, in the Channel Islands tax haven of Jersey.
Official documents reveal that Edinburgh airport is owned by an off-the-shelf company registered in the Cayman Islands
Companies House filings show Edinburgh Airport Limited was bought in 2014 by a UK entity called Green Bidco which is owned by Green Topco, a limited company registered in Grand Cayman. Business information sites list this enterprise as being related to another firm, called Green Topco in Luxembourg.
This new information follows the global tax haven scandal reported earlier this year which revealed a number of global leaders and companies as having business interests in off-shore tax havens.
Former prime minister David Cameron was one of a number of British people exposed by the Panama revelations as having business links in offshore tax havens.
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