MP John Mann calls for David Cameron to resign over Panama Papers scandal


Bassetlaw MP John Mann has repeated his calls for David Cameron to resign after it emerged the Prime Minister owned shares in a Panamanian trust but failed to declare this as a financial interest.

After days of pressure, Mr Cameron has said he and his wife Samantha owned shares in an offshore fund set up by his late father, before selling them for £30,000 in 2010.

Mr Mann said: “David Cameron has broken the rules on Standards in Public Life that he, along with me and others, voted for.

“No interpretation of his actions could conclude that he has acted in an “open and frank” way, in line with the Code of Conduct for MPs.

“It is only now, with the Panama revelations, that David Cameron has been forced to admit that he did not register his financial interests.”

“This is a

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