Litvinenko Inquiry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:43 am on 21st January 2016.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter 11:43 am, 21st January 2016

Is this not proof, were any further evidence needed, that what we are dealing with in Putin’s Russia is a rogue state? The British public will be aghast that the two murderers have only today had their assets frozen by the Treasury. Does that not point to complete complacency on the part of this Government? When will they take meaningful action against the dirty Russian money and property here in London that sustain the Putin kleptocracy? When will the Government implement the will of this House, which in 2012 voted overwhelmingly in favour of passing Magnitsky Act-type legislation?