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Zimbabwe: Sequestration of Assets

Volume 490: debated on Friday 27 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many Zimbabwean (a) politicians, (b) civil servants, (c) judges and (d) members of the armed forces have assets frozen in UK banks or other financial institutions. (265478)

54 accounts belonging to individuals subject to targeted financial and travel restrictions on Zimbabwe have been frozen in the UK. The list of those subject to these EU sanctions include members and former members of the government of Zimbabwe, business people and others associated with the violence and human rights abuses of the regime as constituted prior to the inauguration of Morgan Tsvangirai as the Zimbabwean Prime Minister.