BRITISH MP VOTED FROM CARIBBEAN WHILE EARNING £1 MILLION IN SECOND JOB

On 9 November, The National reported that an MP was found to have voted on UK legislation from the BVI while he worked in a lucrative second job. Sir Geoffrey Cox was paid about £1 million to work for the BVI, on top of his MP’s salary of about £82,000 a year.  He was hired to defend the BVI, a UK overseas territory, in an inquiry launched by the Foreign Office.

https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/uk-news/2021/11/09/british-mp-voted-from-caribbean-tax-haven-while-earning-1m-in-second-job/

https://www.gbnews.uk/news/labour-calls-for-investigation-into-sir-geoffrey-cox-advising-in-caribbean-corruption-probe/155872

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/nov/09/sir-geoffrey-cox-the-infatigueable-rides-to-the-defence-of-tax-haven-against-uk-foreign-office

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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