National Crime Agency

Home Office written question – answered at on 23 May 2022.

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Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Labour, Barking

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the (a) operating budget and (b) number of full time equivalent staff is for the Combating Kleptocracy Cell in the National Crime Agency.

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Labour, Barking

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding the Government has allocated to the Combating Kleptocracy Cell in the National Crime Agency.

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Labour, Barking

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many new officers the National Crime Agency has recruited to investigate sanctions evasion and oligarch assets.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

The SR21 settlement and the Economic Crime Levy represent an overall package of circa £400 million to tackle economic crime over the next three years, including support for the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) and wider law enforcement.

The Home Office are supporting the NCA by providing additional funding for the Combating Kleptocracy Cell in FY22/23.

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