Another day, another crime story.
Major international crime-fighting body attacks the Labour Government.
Security Service refuses to back Government’s defence.
And David Cameron? Silent once again, whilst it is Ming Campbell who is on the case:
Britain has had its knuckles rapped by an influential international organisation which voiced “serious concerns” about the Government’s decision to drop a Serious Fraud Office inquiry into a massive arms deal with Saudi Arabia…
The OECD’s admonition came at the end of a two-day hearing in Paris by its working group on bribery. It said it was concerned that scrapping the SFO inquiry last month might have breached Britain’s responsibilities under an international anti-bribery convention, which it signed up to in 2002.