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Twiggy claims Henry against mining tax changes

Ken Henry  (left) speaks to Andrew Forrest

ABC.net.au

West Australian mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has upped the stakes in the debate over the new mining tax, claiming Treasury boss Ken Henry told him privately the tax would not work if it was significantly altered.

And the Fortescue Metals head has lashed out at Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's claims that the mining industry's arguments against the tax are "bunkum".

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