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UK prime minister pledges to abolish SFO in election manifesto

By Waithera Junghae

18 May 2017

UK prime minister pledges to abolish SFO in election manifesto Theresa May Credit: TD pn Flickr (Public Domain)

Revived plans to fold the SFO into the NCA have been met with concern by London lawyers, who say that the latter agency lacks the capability and expertise to investigate complex serious fraud.