BBC: British Prime Minister Cameron does not own shares of the offshore company from “the Panama document”
In the UK, claim that Prime Minister David Cameron holds no shares in the offshore company, one of whose founders was his father, Iain Cameron, of what became known from international investigative journalism “the Panama document”. It is reported by BBC, citing sources in the Prime Minister’s office.
According to information from the broadcasting Corporation, the head of the British Cabinet has no shares in the company Blairmore Holdings, which his late father helped to establish in 1982.
However, in the BBC emphasize that the sources do not say whether other members of the family Cameron shares in Blairmore Holdings.
Previously the British government wished to investigate possible cases of tax evasion, which became known thanks to “the Panama document”. As journalists found out during the investigation, members of the Conservative party of great Britain, headed by David Cameron, and the father of the head of the British government Ian Cameron had the condition in offshore. London has already requested copies of documents to study and take measures to combat tax evasion.
The press service of the Prime Minister refused to comment on the statements of journalists. Answering the question of whether to invest now the Cameron family offshore Fund, the envoy said that it was “his personal business”. She also said that Cameron “has taken a number of measures to combat tax evasion,” reports the BBC Russian service.
Recall that hundreds of journalists from various publications in a joint investigation, based on the data of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, revealed a network of offshore companies, which were involved in many of the world leaders. The main part of “the Panama document” is dedicated to the environment of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In addition, investigation to learn about offshore schemes with the participation of Russian parliamentarians, governors, security officials, family of the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei speaker and head of the press service of the Kremlin , Dmitry Peskov.
Also in “the Panama document” we are talking about officials from China, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Iceland and Ukraine. In addition, in the investigation reported offshore a few celebrities.
In the Panamanian company Mossack Fonseca, which is based on data from an international investigation journalists, leaked documents called “criminal offense” and “attack” on the Panama.