Posts Tagged ‘defendants’

A Budget that delivers on our plan for working people in the East of England

Comments Off | 07-16-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today used his Summer Budget to set out the next stage in delivering the government’s plan for working people in the East of England.
This Budget has delivered a tax cut for 2.8 million people in the East of England, taken an additional 58,000 out of income tax all together, announced

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European grants applicant and supplier ordered to pay £17,925

Comments Off | 07-16-2015

On 2 July 2015 Newcastle upon Tyne Crown Court heard that Trevor Bartlett, the Managing Director of Blue Sea Food Company of Paignton, Devon pleaded guilty to five offences of making a false or untrue application for a European Fisheries Fund (EFF) grant. Kevin Moore, a Director of Western Industrial Limited of Ashburton, Devon pleaded

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UK to increase support to Nigeria

Comments Off | 06-11-2015

Speaking in the House of Commons, David Cameron outlined plans to deploy more Short Term Training Teams to the region alongside an increase to the permanent number of military personnel based there. They will provide further support to Nigeria in improving security and combating Boko Haram, contribute staff to the Multi National Joint Taskforce Headquarters

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Cannabis worth £625,000 seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Comments Off | 06-11-2015

Officers discovered 222kg of cannabis following a search of an unaccompanied refrigerated container which had arrived at the port from Ghana.
In an attempt to evade detection, the smugglers had hidden the drugs inside sacks of cassava dough.
Border Force assistant director at Tilbury Mark Kennedy said:
The smugglers had hoped that our x-ray scanners would be unable

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Court orders almost £40,000 to be repaid to MMO after fraudulent claims

Comments Off | 09-3-2014

Four defendants made inflated claims and submitted false invoices to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and its predecessor, the Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA), to obtain monies under two grant schemes, Portsmouth Crown Court heard today (3 September 2014).
The offences related to three dishonest applications under the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) and the Financial Instrument for

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