The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges HM Treasury to reconsider the decision
to close local HMRC offices in Cornwall, which provide an excellent service to local people.
The Government notes that HMRC published on 11 June 2008 its proposals for restructuring its operations in cluster and individual locations in the South-West, which includes Cornwall. All representations will be taken into account before final decisions are made later this year on the future of offices in Cornwall and the other offices under review. HMRC will continue to maintain a local face to face advice service to customers by retaining inquiry centre services at or near their current locations.