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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Business: Fraud more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, what progress his Department has made in ensuring that the UK has adequate corporate criminal liability for economic crime. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 203212 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
answer text <p>The Call for Evidence on Corporate Criminal Liability for Economic Crime contained a number of different options for reform, including a proposal to extend the failure to prevent offence to wider economic crimes other than bribery or tax evasion. The Government’s response is expected to be issued in 2019.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-07T09:00:07.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T09:00:07.287Z
answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1025336
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans the Government has to support the Overseas Territories to introduce public registers of company beneficial ownership; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 202283 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>The UK Government plans to work consensually with the Overseas Territories on introducing public registers at the earliest possible date. This will include through the OT-UK technical workshops that will be scheduled from spring next year and in line with our legal obligations to provide “all reasonable assistance”.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-19T16:44:11.337Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T16:44:11.337Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1025337
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions representatives of his Department had at the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council on 4-5 December 2018 on the establishment of public beneficial ownership registers in the Overseas Territories. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 202284 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>Lord Ahmad, Minister of State for the Overseas Territories, and Mr John Penrose MP, the Prime Minister's Anti-Corruption Champion discussed the Government's approach to taking forward section 51 of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act with Overseas Territories' leaders. The UK will prepare draft legislation by the end of 2020, with all OTs expected to have fully functioning public registers by the end of 2023. The UK will push for action at the highest levels with our partners around the world to make public registers of company beneficial ownership the global norm by 2023. Gibraltar has committed to have in place a publicly accessible register of beneficial ownership for legal entities in line with the EU 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive by January 2020.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-19T16:47:15.763Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T16:47:15.763Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1025338
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Overseas Aid more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions representatives of his Department had at the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council on 4-5 December 2018 on requests for assistance provided by the UK Government. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 202285 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-21more like thismore than 2018-12-21
answer text <p>The Government has not received any formal requests for assistance from the Overseas Territories thus far. Lord Ahmad, however, has announced at the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council the setup of OT-UK workshops that will be scheduled from spring next year to provide technical support to the territories. The UK Government will also consider what financial support is needed for the Official Development Assistance-eligible territories.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-21T10:01:06.333Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-21T10:01:06.333Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1046848
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reasonable assistance his Department plans to give to the Overseas Territories to support the implementation of public registers of beneficial ownership in accordance with section 51 of the 2018 Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 211610 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answer text <p>The FCO is working in conjunction with several other Government Departments and Overseas Territories (OTs) to determine what assistance would be most useful.</p><p>As you are aware, the Minister of State Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon announced at the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council that OT-UK technical workshops would be provided from spring 2019 to provide support.</p><p>The Government will also consider what financial support it will provide for territories which are eligible for Official Development Assistance.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-28T16:28:07.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:28:07.023Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1046849
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, for what reason 2023 has been established as the new deadline for the creation of public registers of beneficial ownership in the Overseas Territories. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 211611 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answer text <p>The Government will prepare draft legislation by the end of 2020, as required by the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.</p><p>The Overseas Territories (OTs) will be expected to have public registers in place by the end of 2023 in line with the UK Government's global campaign to make public registers the global norm by then.</p><p>It is important that the OTs with financial centres meet international standards on tax transparency and anti-money laundering. Most OTs are either currently being or due to be evaluated by the Financial Action Task Force and are also working to deliver their commitments to the EU Commission to prevent them being included on the EU's list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-28T16:29:16.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:29:16.943Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1046850
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what activities will take place during the technical workshops to be held with the Overseas Territories for the establishment of public registers of beneficial ownership. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 211612 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answer text <p>The FCO is working with other Government Departments to determine the possible date, location and topics that should be included in the technical workshops.</p><p>Prior to the first technical workshop, the FCO will consult all of the Overseas Territories to find out what topics they would find it useful to cover. This should ensure that the sessions are appropriately designed.</p><p>For the workshops themselves, we will aim to provide expertise from a range of Departments and Executive Agencies; including Companies House, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Development and the Home Office.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
grouped question UIN 211613 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-28T16:46:20.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:46:20.33Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1046851
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the schedule is for the technical workshops to be held with the Overseas Territories for the establishment of public registers of beneficial ownership. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 211613 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answer text <p>The FCO is working with other Government Departments to determine the possible date, location and topics that should be included in the technical workshops.</p><p>Prior to the first technical workshop, the FCO will consult all of the Overseas Territories to find out what topics they would find it useful to cover. This should ensure that the sessions are appropriately designed.</p><p>For the workshops themselves, we will aim to provide expertise from a range of Departments and Executive Agencies; including Companies House, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Development and the Home Office.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
grouped question UIN 211612 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-28T16:46:20.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T16:46:20.377Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1025339
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: Companies more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether each of the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies are operating on the agreed terms of the exchange of notes and technical protocol for sharing beneficial ownership information. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 202286 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
answer text <p>The Home Office oversees the exchange of notes arrangements to share company beneficial ownership information between UK law enforcement agencies, the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.</p><p>The government reviewed the Exchange of Notes arrangements earlier this year, after six months of operation, and found that all the arrangements were working well. This is described in a Written Ministerial Statement of 1st May 2018 (HLWS641). The government will conduct a statutory review of these arrangements by summer 2019.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-19T16:43:44.703Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T16:43:44.703Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter
1050224
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Ministerial Economic Crime Strategic Board: Non-governmental Organisations more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason no economic crime or anti-corruption NGOs were brought on to the board of the new Economic Crime Strategic Board. more like this
tabling member constituency Barking more like this
tabling member printed
Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
uin 213153 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
answer text <p>The Economic Crime Strategic Board (ECSB) will drive the public and private sector response to economic crime by: setting priorities; directing resources; and scrutinising performance against the economic crime threat. Board members include the UK’s Anti-Corruption Champion whose role is to oversee the government’s response to domestic and international corruption.</p><p>The Champion and other Board Members regularly engage with external stakeholders, including civil society organisations. This provides civil society with a channel to share their views with the ECSB on the development and implementation of policy. Other board members include other government Ministers, heads of law enforcement, CEOs of the major banks and senior representatives from the accountancy, legal and property sectors.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-11T16:41:46.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T16:41:46.737Z
answering member
1539
label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
tabling member
140
label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge remove filter