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Post Offices: ICT

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 900534, tabled on 25 May 2021

What progress the Government has made in compensating people affected by failings associated with the Post Office Horizon IT system.

Answered on

25 May 2021

The Government is providing sufficient financial support for the Historical Shortfall Scheme to proceed, and scheme payments have begun. We will also continue to work with Post Office Limited to ensure Postmasters whose convictions were overturned are fairly compensated.

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