Is it paying less tax rather than press intrusion that is causing Lewis Hamilton to quit the UK ?

Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton has announced that he is quitting the UK because of press intrusion in to his life.

He will instead reside in Switzerland, which by strange co-incidence is also a tax haven for the super rich.

I'm not sure the press are barred from entering Switzerland and I know that the European paparazzi are meant to be even worse than the British press, so I am putting two and two together and guessing that his move is more about tax than the press.

Nice to see out so called "sporting heroes" turning their backs on the country at the first opportunity.

1 comment:

Richard Havers said...

For a man who wants less press intrusion he had no problem accepting circa £3m for his autobiography.