Government's Anti-Corruption Champion gives evidence to Lords Committee

John Penrose MP
10 July 2018

The Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 questions the Government's Anti-Corruption Champion John Penrose MP, as part of its post-legislative scrutiny inquiry on the Bribery Act 2010.


Tuesday 10 July in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • John Penrose MP, Government's Anti-Corruption Champion

Possible questions

Questions the Committee is likely to ask include:

  • How prevalent is bribery in the UK, seven years after the Bribery Act 2010 came into force?
  • What does the role of Government's Anti-Corruption Champion entail? Are there any difficulties in both supporting and challenging the Government's anti-corruption agenda?
  • What feedback has he received from businesses with regards to the Bribery Act 2010 and corruption more generally?
  • Why is the number of criminal proceedings under the Bribery Act 2010 so low, and what does this signify?
  • Have there been unintended consequences stemming from the Act?

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