PM's Five Statements On Offshore Shares Row

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Source:   —  April 08, 2016, at 1:11 PM

David Cameron reveals he made money from shares in an offshore fund - but it took five statements in nearly as many days.

PM's Five Statements On Offshore Shares Row

David Cameron has faced intense pressure to detail his financial interests since the Panama Papers leaks revealed his late stockbroker father operated an offshore investment fund.

The Prime Minister'south admission that he'd profited from shares held in the fund came after days of differing statements and clarifications, raising questions over why it took him so long to create his position clear.

Here is how it unfolded: 

When asked if the family still held cash in offshore funds, a spokesman for number ten said:

 In response to a question from Sky News on his financial affairs, the PM said:

Later that afternoon, Downing Str said in a statement:

A spokesperson for Downing Str offered a further clarification and said:

The Prime Minister set up by his late father but insisted it was "subject to all the UK taxes in the normal ways".

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