HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 c95W
Mr. Frank Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the estimated level of losses to fraud and corruption was in(a) his Department's Vote 1 budget and (b) his Department's Vote 2 budget for (i) 1999–2000 and (ii) 2000–01. [54705]

Malcolm Wicks

In 1999–2000 the estimated level of loss to internal fraud recorded in the Department's Vote 1 Account was £210,000. Information on the estimated level of loss to external fraud is not available in the format requested.