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Tory MP Sir Geoffrey Cox defends ‘honourable’ second job as lawyer for tax haven

The Independent 28 Nov 2021
Conservative MP Sir Geoffrey Cox has broken his silence over revelations he had a lucrative second job working for tax havens in the Caribbean, saying that he was ...
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Geordie Greig ousted as editor of the Daily Mail

The Observer 17 Nov 2021
This relatively strict separation is now expected to change, although a full merger between the outlets is not on the cards at this stage ... His outlet also exposed how Tory MP Geoffrey Cox was earning hundreds of thousands of pounds working in the Caribbean while representing a tax haven in legal proceedings involving the British government ... .
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Boris Johnson’s plans won’t stop government sleaze

Open Democracy 17 Nov 2021
Banning MPs from working as political consultants fails to answer the question at the heart of the scandal. is being an MP a full-time job?. Martin Williams ... ... They can even do a second job in a Caribbean tax haven, while casting their parliamentary votes remotely via Zoom ... OK. Yet this is the same Parliament that votes on wars, taxes and pandemics ... OK ... .
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Questions persist over how Prince Andrew funded luxury lifestyle

The Observer 16 Nov 2021
In November 2019 the Mail on Sunday said it had conducted an investigation and claimed Andrew was involved in a business venture with the financier, based in a Caribbean tax haven ... affairs, on which all appropriate accounting measures are undertaken and all taxes duly paid.”.
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One of the Tory party's biggest donors David Rowland 'transferred £1.5million to Prince Andrew days ...

The Daily Mail 16 Nov 2021
A father-of-eight, he lives at Hallivand Hall on the 'tax haven' island of Guernsey ... It was also reported that, at the time, Andrew co-owned a business with the Rowlands in a secretive Caribbean tax haven ... A father-of-eight, he lives at Hallivand Hall on the 'tax haven' island of Guernsey.
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The only people MPs should be hustling for are their constituents

The Observer 14 Nov 2021
... private sector are feeling the pinch and taxes are going up by a lot ... I very much doubt that “the electors” sent Sir Geoffrey to the Commons thinking they were granting him a mandate to spend weeks in the Caribbean working for the government of a tax haven accused of corruption.
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Tory MP Geoffrey Cox 'agrees to two MORE weeks of work' for the British Virgin ...

The Daily Mail 12 Nov 2021
The former attorney general is under fire for spending weeks working as a high-ranking lawyer in the Caribbean while Parliament has been sitting, apparently with the approval of the Tory Party. Sir Geoffrey voted in Parliament remotely from the Caribbean while advising the government of the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven accused of corruption.
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Revealed: the luxury BVI villa Geoffrey Cox stayed in while working second job

The Observer 12 Nov 2021
And a terrace, perfect for cocktails against a pink Caribbean sunset ... Yet the optics of a parliamentarian being in the Caribbean on paid ... Not in the eastern Caribbean, it turned out, but in another offshore tax haven, the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, according to the Mirror.
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Standards chief Lord Evans attacks politicians spending 'a huge amount' of time on second jobs ...

The Daily Mail 11 Nov 2021
The former attorney general is under fire for spending weeks working as a high-ranking lawyer in the Caribbean while Parliament has been sitting, apparently with the approval of the Tory Party. Sir Geoffrey voted in Parliament remotely from the Caribbean while advising the government of the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven accused of corruption.
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Geoffrey Cox: More Tory MPs making money from firms linked to Caribbean tax havens

The Independent 10 Nov 2021
Boris Johnson’s government is facing fresh calls to crack down on second jobs as several more Conservative MPs hold lucrative roles with firms based in Caribbean tax havens, according to analysis by The Independent.
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Can he carry on? 'Brazen' Tory MP Geoffrey Cox is on the brink with claims ...

The Daily Mail 10 Nov 2021
The former Cabinet minister has been heavily rebuked following revelations he has been working in the Caribbean tax haven ... It comes as Cox was ordered to spend more time in Parliament on Tuesday night – as it emerged he made a second trip to a Caribbean tax haven while the Commons was sitting.
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So is Caribbean tax haven (Geoffrey Cox's paymaster) a sunny place for shady people? British ...

The Daily Mail 10 Nov 2021
It was in January that Mr Jaspert – now a senior official at the Home Office – established the commission of inquiry with Foreign Office approval as he left his job on the islands, one of the world’s foremost tax havens ... Sir Geoffrey has repeatedly attacked plans to make tax ...
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Tory MP Geoffrey Cox has undeclared stake in ‘tax avoidance’ scheme

Open Democracy 10 Nov 2021
At the same time, he was earning hundreds of thousands of pounds from a second job helping the Caribbean tax haven with a corruption inquiry launched by the UK Foreign Office ... But the deputy prime minister, Dominic Raab, said Cox’s work in a tax haven was “a legitimate thing to do, as long as it’s properly declared”.
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The man with no shame: How Geoffrey Cox lined his pockets as he 'moonlighted' for ...

The Daily Mail 10 Nov 2021
Boris Johnson has been rocked by the public outcry over the revelation that Sir Geoffrey voted in Parliament remotely from the Caribbean for weeks during lockdown while advising the government of the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven accused of corruption.
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Spain to extradite Chávez’s ex-security chief to US

Times Union 10 Nov 2021
According to the American extradition request, Adrián Velásquez allegedly received the bribes together with his wife Claudia Díaz, Venezuela’s former treasurer, from businessman Raúl Gorrín ... The couple allegedly transferred the assets from tax havens in the Caribbean to vaults in Liechtenstein where they kept the money in gold bars ... .
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