This presents an opportunity for the investigators to see how unified working can make for better outcomes. The fragmentation between organisations is not helpful to anyone so I hope this review will set out a rationalised way forward. Not a series of minor departmental reorganisations but a fundamental change and break through barriers.
The SFO is one of several agencies under the spotlight, along with the National Crime Agency, HM Revenue & Customs, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority. Also being scrutinised are several police forces that specialise in economic crime such as City of London, said officials familiar with the review.