Questions raised after Jeremy Corbyn’s tax return fails to include income as leader of the opposition

Corbyn’s leadership over the party has come under intense scrutiny following last month’s historic by-election defeat in Copeland. Labour had held the Cumbrian seat for more than eight decades. The proportion of Labour party members who disapprove of Corbyn being leader of the party has more than doubled since this time last year, according to recent YouGov polling.Read more: Labour’s John McDonnell wants to force high-earners to publish their tax returnsLabour has challenged Conservative chancellor Philip Hammond to publish his own tax return. Yesterday, during a TV appearance, Hammond said: “I have no intention of doing so. Just for the record, my tax affairs are all perfectly regular and up to date. I think this demonstration politics isn’t helping the atmosphere in British politics.”Hammond will deliver his first full Budget as chancellor this Wednesday. Julian Harris whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May Likeanymuscle.com7 Colon Pain Symptoms That Shouldn’t Be Ignoredanymuscle.comReady to Move Flats | Search AdsReady to Move Flats Prices in Scottsdale May Actually Surprise YouReady to Move Flats | Search AdsSenior Living | Search AdsSee What Top Senior Apartments Near Scottsdale Should Cost in 2021Senior Living | Search AdsFinance Wealth PostGisele Bündchen Turns 40, Check Out Her Net WorthFinance Wealth PostMagellan TimesJada Pinkett Smith Opened Up About Her Son Saying The Words No Mom Wants To HearMagellan TimesNovelodgeThe One WD40 Trick Everyone Should Know AboutNovelodgeBestycatsThe Only Car That Can Repair ItselfBestycatsRecruitment Agencies USA | Search AdsRecruitment Agencies USARecruitment Agencies USA | Search AdsDID U KNOW ReviewsUnsold 2020 Luxury SUVs Going for Pennies on the Dollar: Great For SeniorsDID U KNOW Reviews Questions raised after Jeremy Corbyn’s tax return fails to include income as leader of the opposition Embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared to make another gaffe last night, publishing a tax return that does not include his salary as head of the opposition.”I have made it clear that I think it is right for party leaders to be open and transparent about their tax affairs,” Corbyn said. Monday 6 March 2017 12:20 am Share More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the whatsapp However, the document does not seem to include income Corbyn is entitled to receive as leader of the opposition. The amount could be up to £40,000.Labour sources told the BBC Corbyn had paid tax at source on his full income. “We will deal with any queries on the detail on Monday,” the BBC quoted the source as saying.Read more: Editor’s Notes: It’s hard to see how Corbyn’s Labour party could sink any lowerCorbyn used a firm of accountants to work on his tax return this time around. Last year he published an image of a scrappy and sometimes illegible tax return completed by hand and filed six days late.The latest tax return, for fiscal year 2015-16, shows income of £114,342 – £77,019 from Corbyn’s salary, £36,045 from pensions, £1,200 from self-employment, and £78 interest. read more