Open Britain’s Web of Offshore-Owned Offices

open

A Guido investigation can reveal that all three addresses registered by Open Britain, the continuity Remain campaign, are owned offshore. Open Britain and its predecessor Stronger In have campaigned against tax havens – they claimed the Panama Papers were a reason why Britain should remain in the EU. Yet their registered office, St Bride’s House in Salisbury Square, is owned by Rreef St Bride’s Ltd, a company incorporated offshore in Jersey whose address is cited in the Panama Papers. “The EU helps Britain tackle tax avoidance in the wake of the Panama Papers,” Open Britain have said.

What about their HQ? Until the summer they were based at 16 Dowgate Hill, at an office previously used by Stronger In. It was declared by Will Straw to Companies House as his correspondence address. This building is also owned offshore in Jersey by a company called Karlton Ltd. They were grandstanding about tax havens from an office owned in a tax haven…

Recently Open Britain moved to a new office at Tenter House in Moorgate, which is the HQ of multi-millionaire tycoon Roland Rudd’s lobbying company Finsbury. You guessed it, Tenter House is also owned offshore – it is ultimately controlled by Linnet Ltd, “a company incorporated in the Isle of Man and controlled by trusts”. As they campaign in support of an EU crackdown on tax havens, all three offices registered by Open Britain are – by strange coincidence – owned offshore…




Tip offs: 0709 284 0531
team@Order-order.com

Quote of the Day

Boris on being scolded at the Munich Security Conference on Friday, for using the term “liberation” to describe Britain’s exit from the EU bloc…

“Come on, I have to say, I hesitate to accuse you of pomposity, but the word liberation clearly means… it’s etymologically equivalent to being freed, and it’s an undeniable fact that we, the U.K., has been unable to do, to run its own trade policy for 44 years. I want to reclaim the English language, if I may…”

Sponsors

Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.

Facebook

Amazing Robot Warehouses Amazing Robot Warehouses
Sunday Shows Sunday Shows
No 10 Mulls Migrant Cut Off Date No 10 Mulls Migrant Cut Off Date
Bring on the Robots Bring on the Robots
BBC Sources Revealed BBC Sources Revealed
Named: 33 MPs Voted for Second Referendum Named: 33 MPs Voted for Second Referendum
Gallery Guido’s PMQs Sketch Gallery Guido’s PMQs Sketch
FOXY “SPANK ME” FOXY “SPANK ME”
Cameron: “I’ll Be Back” Cameron: “I’ll Be Back”
Standard Editor Runners & Riders Standard Editor Runners & Riders
Gove: Where Were You? Gove: Where Were You?
Article 50 Debate: Live Spreadsheet of MPs Voting Against Article 50 Debate: Live Spreadsheet of MPs Voting Against
May’s Speech to Republicans Full Text May’s Speech to Republicans Full Text
Article 50: Tulip Siddiq Resigns Article 50: Tulip Siddiq Resigns
Article 50: Clive Lewis Bottles It Article 50: Clive Lewis Bottles It
UK Economy Defying Predictions Again UK Economy Defying Predictions Again
FULL-LENGTH TRUMP INAUGURATION SPEECH FULL-LENGTH TRUMP INAUGURATION SPEECH
UKIP Announce Nuttall for Stoke UKIP Announce Nuttall for Stoke
Article 50 Splits Shadow Cabinet Article 50 Splits Shadow Cabinet