The Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron
The Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron admitted that he had owned shares in an offshore investment Fund of his father, but sold it even before he became Prime Minister. He declared it in interview to TV channel ITV News.
“We owned a stake in Blairmore Investment Trust, which we sold in January 2010, having gained for it about £30 thousand,” — said Cameron. “I paid income tax on dividends”, — he noted. When the tax on capital gains Cameron, by his own admission, did not pay because the capital gains was lower than the amount that under British law, should be subject to this tax. According to Cameron, it was in accordance with British tax laws.
Cameron noted that he had made this confession, because “wants to be honest” and he has “nothing to hide”. He also stressed his pride in the achievements of his father and “can’t stand the fact that his father’s name mixed with mud.”
The confessions of a British Prime Minister, he is also after his father’s death he received £300 million in inheritance. While Cameron emphasised that he does not know, from an offshore source the money or not. “I can’t specify the sources of each coin of this amount. The father is now next to me no, to ask him,” said Cameron.
The name of the deceased father of the British Prime Minister — Ian Cameron — has been in the investigation of the International consortium of investigative journalism (ICIJ) and the Center for the study of corruption and organized crime (OCCRP) published April 3, dubbed “Panama dossier”.
Earlier Cameron, commenting on the publication of the outcome of the investigation, stated that it has no assets in offshore pertaining to his father. “I don’t own shares, I have no trusts or offshore funds,” — said Cameron.