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Money Laundering: British Banks

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:34 pm on 21st March 2017.

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Photo of Simon Kirby Simon Kirby The Economic Secretary to the Treasury 12:34 pm, 21st March 2017

I do not recognise that at all. The FCA and the NCA are well placed to investigate this, if appropriate. We have not only world-leading financial regulation but world-leading financial services. More than 1 million people across the country are employed in financial services in all our constituencies, and the vast majority of them work hard, do a good job and represent customers as well as they can. We have outlined the measures that the Government are undertaking—[Interruption.] I have addressed everything that Ms Eagle mentioned. This Government are doing more than at any time in the past 10 years to tackle this issue.