§ Malcolm Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the National Crime Squad 1655W has (a) been involved in investigations and (b) conducted investigations of its own into bribery of foreign public officials. 
§ Caroline Flint
The National Crime Squad (NCS) has not yet been involved in investigations or conducted investigations of its own into bribery of foreign public officials.
The National Crime Squad is one of the agencies that is party to the Memorandum of Understanding on overseas corruption. Under this agreement, the NCS may provide assistance where there is clear need for proactive policing techniques or where support is needed by local forces.