This statement from Barclays was read out on BBC news at 11:23am
“We comply with taxation laws in the UK and in all the countries where we do business – both in the spirit and the letter. In 2010 the group paid over £2.8bn in taxes in the UK and we’ve signed up to the government’s code of practice on taxation.”
Read this Guardian article for details of accusations that Barclays paid only 1% tax on profits of £11.6bn.
UK Uncut are out in force today holding a “bail in” at branches of Barclays bank across the UK.
For live photo updates from Barclays protests, follow these photo streams.