HC Deb 30 October 2000 vol 355 c220W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Solicitor-General if he will make a statement on the work of the Serious Fraud Office. [134406]

The Solicitor-General

The Serious Fraud Office currently has a case load of 73 serious and complex fraud cases, including appeals. In the year to date some 22 defendants have been convicted, out of 27 tried. In addition, six trials are under way involving 15 defendants. The Serious Fraud Office continues to be an effective force in the fight against fraud.