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Serious Fraud Office

Attorney-General written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Attorney General

To ask the Attorney-General pursuant to the answer of 12 February 2013, Official Report, column 696W, on Serious Fraud Office: funding, how exceptionally large Serious Fraud Office cases can be resourced in instances where HM Treasury declines a request for funding from the Reserve.

Photo of Dominic Grieve Dominic Grieve The Attorney-General

The Government is clear that the Serious Fraud Office must not be in a position that lack of resources prevents it from conducting an investigation where the public interest, which is determined by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office, demands one.

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