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Money Laundering Regulations 2007

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 607W, on estate agents: registration, how many estate agents who have registered with the Office of Fair Trading under the provisions of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 have registered (a) one, (b) two, (c) three, (d) four, (e) five, (f) six, (g) seven, (h) eight, (i) nine and (j) 10 premises. (308008)

To date, 1,775 estate agents have registered with the OFT for money laundering purposes. The registered estate agents break down is as follows:

Number

(a) one premise

1,343

(b) two premises

235

(c) three premises

66

(d) four premises

45

(e) five premises

21

(f) six premises

15

(g) seven premises

8

(h) eight premises

4

(i) nine premises

5

(j) 10 premises

0

The remaining 33 estate agents have 11 or more premises.