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Insolvency

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 37006, tabled on 10 May 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many staff at HM Revenue and Customs work on insolvency procedures.

Answered on

12 May 2016

Within HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) debt management teams in Worthing and Edinburgh are responsible for initiating insolvency actions where other attempts to recover sums due have been unsuccessful. A third team at Newcastle lodges HMRC’s claims in insolvencies. The total number of staff engaged on insolvency work in HMRC’s debt management offices is 258.

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