Geoffrey G Boot known Locally as Baron Boot was a former Conservative Sandgate Parish Councillor, who tried to make Sandgate into a Town, but ran into a few obstacles – namely the people of Sandgate who rejected the idea.
Well Geoffrey Boot is according to his own LinkedIn page the Managing Director of MF & L Ltd which is based in the Isle of Man.
Well, MF & L Ltd own the following properties in Shepway either Freehold or Leasehold
26, Vinelands, Lydd, Romney Marsh, TN29 9BH Title K650150
Ground Floor Flat, 13 Douglas Avenue, Hythe, CT21 5JT Title K729654
Flat 10, Laburnham Court, Westbourne Gardens, Folkestone,, CT20 2HZ Title ID K481431
Flat 51a, 51 St Michaels Street, Folkestone,, CT20 1LS tITLE K856170
26, Walton Road, Folkestone, CT19 5QS Title ID K319065
13, Surrenden Road, Folkestone,, CT19 4DY Title ID K87785
7, Links Way, Folkestone,, CT19 5LW Title ID K358019
10, St Marks Close, Folkestone, CT20 3LY Title ID K383500
Sandgate Castle, Castle Road, Sandgate, Kent, CT20 3AG Title ID K789170
In July 15 David Cameron addressed the issue of offshore ownership on a trip to the Far East in July. “There is no place in Britain for dirty money,” he said, promising to publish details of the property titles held by offshore companies.
“OVER the last year Private Eye has revealed the extent of ownership of British land by offshore companies, generally for tax avoidance and often to conceal dubious wealth.” Private Eye
Geoffrey Boot and wife Suzie with David Cameron, shortly after Mr Cameron became leader of the Conservative Party And with George Osborne
For more Click → Colourful past of new MHK Baron Boot
Geoffrey Boot is now a member of the Isle of Man Parliament
Also Mr Boot has donated the sum of £2625.00 to Damien Collins campaign fund in 2010.
If the benefits of offshore companies for holding UK property are ever to be fully withdrawn, some wealthy Tory donors will have to be upset in the process such as Baron Boot.