British American Tobacco

Attorney General written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Anneliese Dodds Anneliese Dodds Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Attorney General, what the status is of the Serious Fraud Office investigation into British American Tobacco that was opened in 2017.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Solicitor-General

Progress is being made on the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into allegations of corruption in the conduct of business by British American Tobacco Plc, its subsidiaries and associated persons. It would not be appropriate to comment on the status of a live criminal investigation further at this stage.

When it is appropriate to do so, the SFO will publish updates on the status of the investigation on their website. The most recent information can be found at:

https://www.sfo.gov.uk/cases/british-american-tobacco/

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