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‘Urgent need’ for new UK anti-corruption champion, say former office holders

By Martin Coyle
  • 15 Jun 2023 10:57
  • 15 Jun 2023 10:57
A failure to appoint a new UK "anti-corruption champion" is holding the country back, two former holders of the post have told Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in a letter urging him to act at the “earliest opportunity.”
The post has been vacant since Conservative lawmaker John Penrose stepped down

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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