Cameron in Parliament for 1st time since offshore funds row

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron, under pressure over his admission of a past investment in an offshore fund, is about to face lawmakers for the first time since the Panama Papers scandal shed light on the tax-haven tactics of the rich and famous.

Opposition leaders say they will grill Cameron over his tax affairs when he delivers a parliamentary speech Monday on cracking down on tax evasion. In advance of his remarks, Cameron says his government plans to introduce a bill that would hold employers criminally liable if they permit employees to promote tax-dodging schemes.

Cameron says in a statement Monday that his 6-year-old administration "has done more than any other to take action against corruption in all its forms, but we will go further."