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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 Catherine McKinnell Catherine McKinnell Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne North 12:34 pm, 21st March 2017

Having previously claimed that

“there is little evidence of corporate economic wrongdoing going unpunished”,

the Ministry of Justice is now considering whether it should extend the criminal liability offences to money laundering. Does the Minister now agree that the “global laundromat” allegations clearly highlight that the law needs to be toughened up in this area?