HC Deb 22 January 2002 vol 378 c754W
Mr. Menzies Campbell

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the cost to its budget since 1 May 1997 of fraud; and if he will make a statement. [27300]

Mr. Hutton

The figures requested are in the table.

Year Amount
1997–98 61,415.25
1998–99 66,897.29
1999–2000 48,148.81
2000–01 56,831.99

The Department of Health now has a Directorate of Counter Fraud Services staffed by professionally trained and accredited counter fraud specialists.

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