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Panama Papers: British PM Says Has No Shares in Offshore Funds

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British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he did not own any shares or have offshore funds, after his late father was included in a leaked list of clients using a law firm in the tax haven of Panama.

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Cameron's father has been reported to have run a network of offshore investment funds, and when asked on Monday to confirm that no family money was still invested in the funds, Cameron's spokeswoman said it was a "private matter".

"I own no shares. I have a salary as prime minister, and I have some savings, which I get some interest from, and I have a house," he said at a question and answer session while campaigning to keep Britain in the European Union.

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"I have no shares, no offshore trusts, no offshore funds, nothing like that."

(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan and William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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