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Freezing of Assets

Home Office written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people suspected by UK law enforcement of involvement in (a) organised crime, (b) financial crime or (c) serious human rights abuses have been subject to (i) asset freezes or (ii) asset recoveries by the Government in each of the last eight years.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people, by nationality, suspected by UK law enforcement of involvement in (a) organised crime, (b) financial crime or (c) serious human rights abuses have been subject to (i) asset freezes or (ii) asset recoveries by the Government in each of the last eight years.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Russian nationals suspected by UK law enforcement of involvement in (a) organised crime, (b) financial crime or (c) serious human rights abuses have been subject to (i) asset freezes or (ii) asset recoveries by the Government in each of the last eight years.

Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

The Home Office does not hold information on the number of people who have had assets frozen or asset recovered by the categories described in the question. Furthermore, the nationality of the individual is not routinely recorded.

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