Starbucks not singled out - Shapps

Press Association

Starbucks has not been singled out for criticism over tax, a senior Tory insisted after the firm reportedly threatened to abandon UK investment plans over the politicisation of the issue.

Kris Engskov, the company's UK managing director, demanded urgent talks at Downing Street after Prime Minister David Cameron took a thinly veiled swipe at the coffee giant, the Sunday Telegraph said.