To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of Action Fraud funding; and what plans she has to change funding provisions prior to the start of the procurement process for the new version of Action Fraud.
21 May 2021
As part of the 2020 Spending Review, the Government committed a further £63m to the Home Office to tackle economic crime.
This is in addition to the £10.5m funding the Home Office commits each year to the City of London Police to run the existing Action Fraud and National Fraud Intelligence Bureau services. However, we will continue to explore all options to source funding for tackling fraud including the upcoming Spending Review.