Unexplained wealth orders

Meeting: 
MQT on 2020-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2020
Reference: 
2020/1304
Question By: 
Unmesh Desai
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many unexplained wealth orders were obtained in London in 2018 and 2019?

Answer

Unexplained wealth orders

Unexplained wealth orders

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There have been 15 Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) obtained in London between 2018 and 2019. These have been obtained by the National Crime Agency. The Metropolitan Police Service is currently working with the National Economic Crime Centre to see if UWOs can be used on a wider range of cases.