Press Releases

HISTORIC PRESS RELEASE : Chancellor orders asset freezing against terrorist group [October 2004]

The press release issued by HM Treasury on 14 October 2004.

Chancellor Gordon Brown today instructed the Bank of England, as agent for Her Majesty’s Treasury, to direct financial institutions that any funds which they hold for or on behalf of the group Jama’at al-Tawhid Wa’al-Jihad (JTJ) must be frozen with immediate effect.