HC Deb 04 April 1995 vol 257 c1076W
Mrs. Beckett

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list the information on sector fraud referred to in the executive summary of the sector fraud report in relation to(a) central and south Derbyshire and (b) nationally in each of the last two available 12-month periods. [16162]

Mr. Arbuthnot

The administration of fraud work is a matter for Mr. Michael Bichard, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to the right hon. Member with such information as is avaialable.

Letter from Michael Bichard to Mrs. Margaret Beckett, dated 3 April 1995: The Secretary of State for Social Security has asked me to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about sector fraud savings in Central and South Derbyshire and nationally. The information you requested is detailed below.

£ million
1992–93 1993–94
Central and South Derbyshire
Weekly benefit savings 4.74 5.49
Instrument of payment savings 0.24 0.34
National Figures
Weekly benefit savings 487.14 535.62
Instrument of payment savings 23.68 45.1

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