Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax APPG

First Registered: 07/08/2020 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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Building a fair and transparent tax system. Campaigning against corruption and financial crime. Working cross-party for real change.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax

1. British Home Secretary visits Pakistan, announces new anti-corruption partnership
18/09/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Home Secretary visits Pakistan, announces new anti-corruption partnership - GOV.UK

2. UK at the forefront of international efforts to tackle corruption
12/12/2018 - Home Office
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Found: forefront of international efforts to tackle corruption - GOV.UK document

3. Home Building Fund
30/01/2021 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: Crimes Compliance: Policy Statement 2 Anti - Money Laundering (AML)/Counter Terrorist Financing

4. Home Building Fund
30/01/2021 - Homes England
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Found: Crimes Compliance: Policy Statement 2 Anti - Money Laundering (AML)/Counter Terrorist Financing

5. Bond Anti-Corruption Group - written evidence
03/07/2018 - Inquiry: Economic Crime - Treasury Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Bond Anti-Corruption GroupEvidence submitted by Bond Anti-Corruption Group (ECR0036) Written

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax

1. Jonathan Taylor: SBM Offshore
10/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: keen interest in this issue. Mr Taylor exposed corruption at the Monaco-based Dutch multinational SBM Offshore - Speech Link
2: arrest is linked to Mr Taylor’s whistleblowing on corruption at SBM Offshore. However, Mr Taylor has alleged - Speech Link
3: co-chair of the All-Party Group on Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax on 15 September. More broadly, my - Speech Link
4: arrest is linked to Mr Taylor’s whistleblowing on corruption. However, Mr Taylor has alleged that the arrest - Speech Link
5: arrest is linked to Mr Taylor’s whistleblowing on corruption. Employers retaliate against whistleblowers, - Speech Link
6: troubling case. A British citizen has exposed corruption and wrongdoing on a global scale and has taken - Speech Link
7: other prosecutors around the world, exposing a corruption and bribery scandal at a Monaco-based company - Speech Link

2. Jonathan Taylor: SBM Offshore
09/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: keen interest in this issue. Mr Taylor exposed corruption at the Monaco-based Dutch multinational SBM Offshore - Speech Link
2: Taylor’s arrest is linked to whistleblowing on corruption at SBM Offshore. If evidence emerges or if there - Speech Link
3: Minister agree that the charges of bribery and corruption brought against Mr Taylor bear all the hallmarks - Speech Link

3. Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords]
20/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: remove current ones. That is why the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill is necessary. It will give - Speech Link
2: knows, the proposal has the same intention as the tax on enveloped dwellings that was introduced by the - Speech Link
3: that the Government will implement the fifth EU anti-money laundering directive, which requires that - Speech Link
4: irrespective of the implementation of the fifth EU anti-money laundering directive. As I will explain to - Speech Link
5: The reason I asked the question is that the EU’s anti-money laundering directive would have an impact - Speech Link
6: Does my hon. Friend agree that if we tackled tax evasion and avoidance, we would not see such modest - Speech Link
7: Magnitsky was a Russian lawyer who uncovered large-scale tax fraud in Russia. For his pains, he was imprisoned - Speech Link
8: more detail in Committee.I now turn to the anti-money laundering provisions—what one might call - Speech Link
9: The all-party parliamentary group on responsible tax, led by my right hon. Friend the Member for - Speech Link

4. Criminal Finances Bill
09/03/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: recently, last year the Government’s Action Plan for Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terrorist Finance identified - Speech Link
2: proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering and corruption, and counter terrorist financing”.The - Speech Link

5. Public Country-by-country Reporting
22/11/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: digital economy and large companies pose to our tax system and the further measures to try to ensure - Speech Link
2: for EU countries and countries it prescribes as tax havens. We would like a proper territory-by-territory - Speech Link

6. Sanctions (Human Rights Abuse and Corruption)
06/12/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: gross human rights abuses or in certain acts of corruption; to make provision for financial sanctions against - Speech Link

7. Financial Services Bill (Fourth sitting)
19/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: that point. I believe there is a small value added tax advantage, but I will let you know that in due course - Speech Link
2: the question of tax advantage. A quick search tells me that Gibraltar’s corporation tax level is 10%. There - Speech Link
3: Transparency International is part of a worldwide anti-corruption coalition, and because those engaged in corrupt - Speech Link
4: introducing it in other areas, such as failure to prevent tax evasion, as effective—applied more widely in areas - Speech Link
5: had a witness this morning from Spotlight on Corruption, who argued for the addition of a “failure to - Speech Link
6: introduction of the Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision a couple of years ago - Speech Link
7: critique on general aspects of anti-money laundering and anti-corruption matters. You rightly draw attention - Speech Link

8. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020
29/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: July under the powers provided by the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018. The regulations were - Speech Link
2: escalating human rights violations in Zimbabwe and corruption in South Africa.In Zimbabwe, three women - Speech Link

9. Aid: Anti-Corruption Measures
02/04/2019 - Grand Committee

1: Government what steps they take to ensure that anti-corruption measures are supported as part of (1) aid to - Speech Link
2: a post-European Union environment. Too often, corruption in recipient countries is used by some as a reason - Speech Link

10. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: the House that we are already considering how a corruption regime could be added to the armoury of legal - Speech Link
2: long the UK has been a haven for those who use corruption, torture and murder to further their own ends - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax
1. Corruption
asked by: Lord Field of Birkenhead
13/09/2017
... when the Government intends to (a) appoint an anti-corruption champion and (b) release its Anti-Corruption Strategy.

2. Anti-corruption Champion
asked by: Stephanie Peacock
01/11/2018
... where on GOV.UK his Department has published the costs incurred by the Government's Anti-Corruption Champion.

3. Trade Agreements: Corruption
asked by: Dan Carden
09/02/2021
... what plans she has to include anti-corruption provisions in future trade deals.

4. Developing Countries: Corruption
asked by: Lord McInnes of Kilwinning
21/05/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries they are prioritising for anti-corruption aid between 2018 and 2020.

5. Developing Countries: Corruption
asked by: Lord McInnes of Kilwinning
17/05/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government which countries have received anti-corruption support funded by the UK since 2015.

Latest Questions
13 Current APPG Officers
Margaret Hodge Portrait
Margaret Hodge
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Barking
Joined: 7th August 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Holocaust Memorial
Andrew Mitchell Portrait
Andrew Mitchell
Co-Chair
Conservative - Sutton Coldfield
Joined: 7th August 2020
5 APPG Memberships
Friends of Syria , Iran , Rwanda , Srebrenica , St Helena
Nigel Mills Portrait
Nigel Mills
Co-Chair
Conservative - Amber Valley
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Wood of Anfield Portrait
Lord Wood of Anfield
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate Portrait
Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dame Margaret Hodge MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6666.

Email: hodgem@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

The Policy Institute at King's College London acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.kcl.ac.uk/policy-institute

Benefits in Kind
Date
29 Jun 2020
Source
The Policy Institute at King's College London
Description
The Policy Institute at King's College London is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: The Joffe Charitable Trust and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy   From : 29/06/2020 To : 28/06/2021
Value
£39,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Anti-Corruption and Responsible Tax APPG