The UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: ReutersThe UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: Reuters
The UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: Reuters

Confusion as UK suspends ‘golden visa’ scheme for super-rich, then does U-turn

  • The tier 1 visa provides a fast track to settlement for people willing to invest millions in the UK
  • The scheme has long been criticised by anti-corruption groups as a way to launder money

Topic |   Britain
The UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: ReutersThe UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: Reuters
The UK government announced it suspended the scheme due to corruption fears, and then changed its mind. File photo: Reuters
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