Government officials appear before Lords inquiry

11 March 2009

The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Home Affairs inquiry into money laundering and the financing of terrorism continues at 10.40 am

Witnesses giving evidence to the Committee are James Robertson, Head of Financial Crime team, HM Treasury; Stephen Webb, Acting Director of Policing Policy and Operations, Home Office; Gaynor Ithell, Head of Prescription and Terrorist Financing, Office of Security & Counter Terrorism, Pursue, Home Office; and Christopher Yvon, Deputy Head, International Organisations Department, Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

The Committtee's inquiry looks at the role of the EU and its member states in global efforts to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing and considers the level of international cooperation in detecting and preventing money laundering operations.

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