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Post Offices: Fraud

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 121407, tabled on 5 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many cases of fraud have been detected in the management of (a) main post offices, (b) local post offices and (c) community post offices in each year for which figures are available.

Answered on

12 January 2018

Monitoring and management of fraud is the responsibility of Post Office Limited.

I have asked Paula Vennells, the Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the Hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the libraries of the House.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy