David Cameron and senior ministers are not planning to disclose their tax returns in the “very near future”, Downing Street indicated today.
The Prime Minister said in April that he expected information about his finances to become public, and was relaxed about the prospect.
The comment came amid controversy over the decision to cut the 50p top tax rate, and after London mayoral candidates released their records.
But a Number 10 aide said this morning that the proposal is still being "looked into".
Ministers are "not closed to the idea", but it is "not a very near-future thing", the aide added.