back to article UK taxman goes chief digi officer shopping at the bank: Appoints ex-Barclays CIO

Mark Denney has left the creaking world of banking IT to join the, er, creaking world of government IT – taking the role of interim chief digital and information officer at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. He replaces HMRC's chief digital information officer, Jacky Wright, who returns to Microsoft after two years in the role …

  1. N2


    What could possibly go wrong?

  2. chivo243 Silver badge

    Love the tag line

    One gets the feeling he might not give a shit about the work... only the pay?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Making Tax Digital

    Biggest pile of tosh anyone could dream up....... Absolute pile of shit.

    Everyone in HMRC who has worked on this should be taken out and shot.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Making Tax Digital

      Everyone "in senior management" maybe.

      I am sure that there are many long-suffering techies who don't deserve to be in the firing line.

    2. N2

      Re: Making Tax Digital

      Much as I agree with your sentiments, I see 2 potential issues:

      1. Youre going to need a lot of bullets &

      2. You'll need to include all outsourcers such as Crapita

      icon - but you'll need 27 to get them all

      1. macjules

        Re: Making Tax Digital

        Hemp old chap, hemp and lamp posts. We are civilised in the UK - we only reserve firing squads for unmitigated shits like Nigel Farage. The rest get to decorate the lamp posts of Whitehall.

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  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    10 Billion. ... For what? That's my ******* taxes your spending HMRC. And then you ring me up and question me about bank interest on a bank account while you piss money down the drain.

  6. OldManBlueSkies

    Well designed

    to sack all of the clever people and replace with their friends and family who know nothing abut IT.

  7. OldManBlueSkies

    I'm scared

    enough of this corruption. Just because he worked as a CIO doesn't mean he knows shit. almost all CIOs know nothing because they are usually from the old boy's clubs. Sounds like more money down the drain and we will have more IR35 implementations!

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