Government must work against global corruption, MPs say
The Commons International Development Committee (IDC) said companies and individuals in the UK and its network of Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories were playing a "major role" in facilitating global corruption.
It highlighted official figures estimating that between £23 and £57 billion was being laundered through the UK each year while it pointed to the role of British overseas territories in facilitating global tax avoidance and evasion.
Around half the companies featured in the leaked "Panama Papers" of law firm Mossack Fonseca - some 113,000 in all - were... read more
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