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Anti-corruption

This collection brings together documents related to the government's work to combat domestic and international corruption.

These pages provide details about the government’s work to combat domestic and international corruption, including strategy documents and the role of the Prime Minister’s Anti-Corruption Champion.

On 12 May 2016, the Anti-Corruption Summit was held in London. The aim of the summit was to step up global action to expose, punish and drive out corruption in all walks of life.

The Criminal Finances Act (2017) gives law enforcement agencies and partners, further capabilities and powers to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering, tax evasion and corruption, and combat the financing of terrorism.

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes legally binding standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions and provides for a host of related measures that make this effective. It is the first and only international anti-corruption instrument focused on the ‘supply side’ of the bribery transaction.

Annual progress updates on the implementation of the anti-corruption strategy and anti-corruption newsletters will be published on this page.

Anti-corruption Strategy

  1. UK anti-corruption strategy 2017 to 2022
  2. UK anti-corruption plan

Anti-corruption progress updates

  1. Anti-corruption strategy: year 1 update

Anti-corruption newsletters

  1. Anti-corruption newsletter: summer 2019
  2. Anti-corruption newsletter: spring 2019

Anti-corruption legislation

  1. Statutory review of the exchange of notes arrangements
  2. United Nations Convention against Corruption
  3. Bribery Act 2010 guidance
Published 11 December 2018
Last updated 23 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added anti-corruption newsletter for summer 2019.
  2. Updated to add the statutory review of the exchange of notes arrangements
  3. First anti-corruption newsletter published.
  4. Updated to add Anti-corruption strategy: year 1 update
  5. First published.