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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Post Office Card Account more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason her Department decided to close the Post Office Card Account; and whether her Department has plans to introduce a replacement for that account. more like this
tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw remove filter
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Marion Fellows more like this
uin 290396 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
answer text <p>The Department’s contract with Post Office Limited for the Post Office Card Account ends in November 2021, this is the reason why plans are underway for a replacement.</p><p> </p><p>The replacement service will ensure that customers who remain unable to open or manage a standard account, are provided with a payment mechanism to receive their payment of pension and benefit from DWP. Commercial arrangements are underway to engage with potential suppliers in preparation for competitive tender later this year.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hexham more like this
answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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answering member
4142
label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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answering member constituency Hexham more like this
answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
answering member
4142
label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
tabling member
4440
label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this