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registered interest false more like this
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Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Fraud: Prosecutions remove filter
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the Government's policy is on the prosecution of people who perpetrate criminal fraud; and what advice her Department has given to chief constables in England on the priority to be accorded to such crime. more like this
tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
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Mr Christopher Chope more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
answer text <p>The full force of the law should be used to pursue, and prosecute individuals who choose to commit fraud. Whilst it is down to Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners to set local priorities for their force area, I recognise that driving up the law enforcement response to fraud at national, regional and local levels must be a priority. Through the Joint Fraud Taskforce, we are working with the City of London Police, the national lead force for fraud, to establish a consistent and transparent approach to fraud across all police forces.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2017-07-10T15:27:40.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T15:27:40.343Z
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label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this