Economic Crime

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons on 15th July 2019.

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Absolutely. Building “failure to prevent” offences such as bribery and tax evasion into statute makes a real difference. It is important for us to give our law enforcement agencies powers to deal with, for instance, corporations that engage in conspiracies, because in the past that has been very hard to prove.