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Post Office Card Account

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 108720, tabled on 19 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Post Office card accounts have migrated to mainstream bank accounts to date.

Answered on

24 October 2017

Direct Payment into a bank, building society or credit union account is the most efficient, cost effective and preferred way to make pension and benefit payments. The department is writing to some Post Office card account users about receiving their payments this way and around 440,000 have provided alternative payment details.

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