Public accounts committee chair tells internet company’s European boss Matt Brittin people are ‘very angry’ over tax deal

In the early stages of a grilling over Google’s tax affairs, the internet company’s European boss has been asked to tell MPs what he is paid – but said he could not disclose the figure because he does not know how much he earns.

Matt Brittin was appearing before the public accounts committee in the aftermath of the row about £130m in back taxes it agreed to pay in a deal that caused a public outcry, despite being described as a victory by George Osborne.

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