Godfrey spent 40 years in the City – including advising clients on minimising tax bills – here he presents his view of the current Google Tax issue.
Godfrey began his career in the City of London in 1967. His subsequent 35 years extremely varied, probably impossible now in a very much more specialized and regulated city financial service environment. He won international awards for fund management. He gave this up in 2004 to take his seat as an MEP in the European Parliament.
Here he explains what is wrong with out ‘money’ and how the government control it.
Godfrey is a keen military historian and is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the Royal College of Defence Studies, he has also been published in the prestigious Army Review.
He served 30 years with the Territorial Army, initially with the County of London Yeomanry and holds the Territorial Decoration and bar, Sovereigns’ and Parliamentary Medal.
From this position of some authority he delivers his view on the current problem with militant Islam.