Children of oligarchs may have used parents’ funds for UK ‘golden visas’

Home Office granted 46 people aged 21 or under right to live in UK under tier 1 scheme, FoI request reveals

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Anti-corruption campaigners and MPs have warned that “the kids of oligarchs” may have used their parents’ money to buy the right to live in the UK after it was revealed that the government granted “golden visas” to 46 people aged 21 or under.

The Home Office on Wednesday disclosed that it approved 46 applications for the tier 1 investor visa scheme to those aged 21 or under over the last seven years, following a freedom of information request from Bloomberg.

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