HC Deb 09 April 2001 vol 366 cc489-90W
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what performance targets he has set the Benefits Agency for 2001–02; and if he will make a statement. [158057]

Mr. Darling

The Benefits Agency in 2001–02 is continuing to improve performance on the ground while gearing up for the introduction of "Jobcentre Plus" and "The Pension Service".

Further information, including performance targets is set out in the Benefits Agency's Business Plan for 2001–02, which has been published today. Copies have been placed in the Library.