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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind (19 Apr 2022)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has been contacted by Aquind Limited or its representatives on his decision not to approve the project; and if he will make a statement.

Appointment of Lord Lebedev (29 Mar 2022)

Stephen Morgan: ...its way into either the Tory party or constituency association coffers since the Prime Minister took office. A further £1.6 million has been donated to the party, its MPs and local associations by Aquind or its company directors. Recent investigations have revealed that one of its directors, Mr Fedotov, benefited from $4 billion alleged fraud in Putin’s Russia. Both Mr Fedotov and Mr...

Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued): Amendment 197 (28 Mar 2022)

Lord Rooker: ...from Lubov Chernukhin so I will not go into detail on that, but my source for the following example is the Guardian. Between May 2018 and May 2021, the Conservative Party accepted £366,765 from Aquind. It was first reported in January 2021 that Aquind’s major shareholder, Viktor Fedotov—a Russian-born oil tycoon—was alleged to have been involved in a major fraud in Russia during...

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill (7 Mar 2022)

Kevan Jones: ...the Home Secretary when she was here, there is the issue of Companies House. It was only because of Caroline Wheeler from The Sunday Times that we actually found out who the other shareholder is in Aquind, a company that has donated tens of thousands of pounds to individual Members of this House. That was because, strangely enough, the Luxembourg register is more open than ours. Does my...

Opposition Day: Countering Russian Aggression and Tackling Illicit Finance (23 Feb 2022)

Liam Byrne: ...deputy chairman of Yukos Oil Company and somehow mysteriously escaped the purge of his colleagues. He has now donated £747,000. He has been working very closely with Viktor Fedotov, a director of Aquind, a source of great largesse to many Members in the House. Mr Fedotov is the former head of a subsidiary of Lukoil, and was revealed in the Pandora papers as a man who, along with two...

Economic Crime: Planned Government Bill - Commons Urgent Question (31 Jan 2022)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: The latest full accounts of Aquind Ltd give its directors as Mr K Glukhovskoy and Mr A Temerko. Four years ago, the Minister was a member of the board and at that time it had a controlling entity in the British Virgin Islands. It now has a controlling entity in Luxembourg. The last set of accounts showed a loss of more than £3 million and it paid no tax, yet it was able to find £213,000 for...

Elections Bill: New Clause 11 - Power to make regulations about registration, absent voting and other matters (17 Jan 2022)

Liam Byrne: ...the Russian arms industry, with connections high up in the Kremlin—but, of course, Mr Temerko is an honourable man. He works with another honourable man, Mr Fedotov, who is a key shareholder in Aquind Ltd, which, The Guardian reports, has donated £700,000 to the Conservative party, along with another firm. This is, unfortunately, the same Mr Fedotov who, according to the Pandora papers,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: France: Aquind (14 Jan 2022)

Stephen Doughty: ...of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he last discussed national security matters relating to the proposed electricity interconnector and data cabling project proposed by AQUIND with her French counterpart.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind: Contracts (11 Jan 2022)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what due diligence his Department has undertaken on the Aquind project company and its owners and directors.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind: Electricity Interconnectors (11 Jan 2022)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has undertaken a national security assessment in relation to the proposed Aquind energy interconnector project.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind: Tax Avoidance (14 Dec 2021)

Stephen Morgan: ...and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 7 December 2021 to Question 904619 on financial crimes, what related due diligence his Department has undertaken specifically on (a) the proposed Aquind Interconnector Project and (b) its owners, following the publication of the Pandora Papers.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind: Tax Avoidance (13 Dec 2021)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what due diligence his Department has carried out on the proposed Aquind Interconnector project and its owners, with particular reference to illicit finance and funds reported in the Pandora Papers; and whether his Department has made an assessment of whether any of those funds were used in political donations to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aquind: Electricity Interconnectors (9 Dec 2021)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timeframe is for a decision on the proposed AQUIND interconnector project.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Alexander Temerko (7 Dec 2021)

Greg Hands: ...Energy, my Rt. Hon. Friend, the Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed. In line with departmental Propriety Guidance, the then Minister of State for Energy recused herself from the decision for the proposed Aquind interconnector from 8 January. As a result of this action, she was removed from the process - this means that no discussions were had, nor correspondence entered into by the Minister in...

Treasury: Topical Questions (7 Dec 2021)

Stephen Morgan: The Minister will be aware that Viktor Fedotov, the secret co-owner of Aquind, has been implicated in a £72 million fraud scheme linked to Putin’s Russia. Can the Minister say what due diligence has been done on the project company and its owners, and if he and ministerial colleagues will protect our national infrastructure from these alleged fraudsters by stopping the disastrous project...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Alexander Temerko (6 Dec 2021)

Angela Rayner: ...Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will place copies of correspondence (a) to Ministers in his Department from Alexander Temerko of 8 February 2021 and 22 March 2021 in respect of the Aquind Interconnector project, (b) from Ministers in his Department replying to Alexander Temerko and (c) from Ministers forwarding the original letters to other Ministers and officials in the...

Economic Crime (2 Dec 2021)

Pat McFadden: ...has been such an attractive destination for this money, and what is it doing to Government policy? For example, who is there left in the Business Department who can still take a decision on the Aquind pipeline? How many Ministers have had to recuse themselves either because they have been funded or because they have already pronounced on the impending decision? The third element called for...

Economic Crime (2 Dec 2021)

Pat McFadden: ...has been such an attractive destination for this money, and what is it doing to Government policy? For example, who is there left in the Business Department who can still take a decision on the Aquind pipeline? How many Ministers have had to recuse themselves either because they have been funded or because they have already pronounced on the impending decision? The third element called for...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 27 - Application of section 124 of TIOPA 2010 in relation to diverted profits tax (1 Dec 2021)

Margaret Hodge: ...There are two Russian kleptocrats, Viktor Fedotov and Alexander Temerko—both of whom have questionable backgrounds and whose money has questionable origins—who are involved in a company called Aquind, which is trying to build an energy cable from Portsmouth to France. It is a controversial proposal. As for the origins of the money that they are using to fund this project, for me, it is...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Aquind (25 Nov 2021)

Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 November 2021 to Question 75875 on Ministerial meetings with Aquind Energy, on which dates Ministers in his Department (a) met and (b) spoke with (i) directors and (ii) other representatives of Aquind Energy since 1 July 2021.


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