The new Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is the biggest upgrade to Companies House in 170 years. The organisation will be given new powers to check, challenge and decline incorrect or fraudulent information submitted.
A first of its kind register, designed to root out corrupt oligarchs and elites attempting to hide ill-gotten gains through UK property, came into force on 1 August.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has been barred from entering Russia after being sanctioned by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The move came in retaliation for the UK sanctioning members of the Russian Duma who are close to Vladimir Putin. Mr Jones was among over 280 parliamentarians to be sanctioned although no indication was givenContinue reading “Local MP sanctioned by Putin’s Russia.”