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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-24more like thismore than 2016-05-24
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Support Agency: Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much expenditure was incurred by the Child Support Agency in making ex-gratia or special payments as a result of poor service or errors by that agency in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 38136 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-01more like thismore than 2016-06-01
star this property answer text <p>The information on the total amount paid as ex-gratia or special payments across child maintenance in the last three years is in the attached table.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£'000s</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013 - 2014</p></td><td><p>£1,090</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 - 2015</p></td><td><p>£847</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015 – 2016 *</p></td><td><p>£941</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Notes -</strong></p><p>These amounts include payments made across the Child Support Agency and Child Maintenance Service for the following:</p><p>Ex-gratia – Actual Financial Loss</p><p>Ex-gratia – Consolatory</p><p>Compensation for Delay</p><p> </p><p>*The figure for 2015/16 is draft and subject to audit.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2016-06-01T12:28:18.277Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-01T12:28:18.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-20more like thismore than 2017-03-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the introduction of fees in the Child Maintenance Service on collection rates of child maintenance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 68507 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-28more like thismore than 2017-03-28
star this property answer text <p>Evaluation and research on the effects of the introduction of fees and charges in the Child Maintenance Service was published in December 2016, in line with our statutory obligation. The Department expects to publish a Review Report in spring this year, including a summary of the key findings from the research and statistics.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2017-03-28T15:08:15.573Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-28T15:08:15.573Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
457785
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Living Allowance: Continuing Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of disability living allowance claimants have received an NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 29799 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>Information on whether claimants of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment have received an NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment is not centrally recorded and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 29802 more like this
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less than 2016-03-08T15:20:51.067Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T15:20:51.067Z
star this property answering member
4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to make sure that British Sign Language users are made aware that the two-ticks scheme is being transferred to Disability Confident. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 51335 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-09more like thismore than 2016-11-09
star this property answer text <p>Disability Confident is a pan-disability scheme that has been designed and developed by disabled people, disability organisations and employers. The scheme provides employers with the tools they need to recruit, retain and develop disabled employees. Embedded within the scheme are links to useful videos, information and a range of guidance.</p><p> </p><p>The scheme went live in a test and learn phase in July and was formally launched on 2nd November 2016 at the Recruitment Employment Confederation in London, with press releases and promotion through mainstream media, social media, Jobcentre Plus, disability organisations, and Disabled People's User Led Organisations. Further promotion of the scheme is being planned, including material in BSL.</p><p> </p><p>The aim of the scheme is to reach the widest possible number of employers, covering all sizes and sectors. This includes employers from the construction industry, a number of whom have already signed up. Officials from my Department have worked with representatives from the Construction Industry Council (CIC) to help the construction industry become Disability Confident.</p><p> </p><p>The Disability Confident scheme contains embedded links to information for employers about supporting staff with hearing loss, including references to Access to Work. The Access to Work scheme can assist where disabled people need support above and beyond employer-provided reasonable adjustments. Access to Work features specialist teams who provide a dedicated service to particular groups of customers, including deaf customers. The Government has committed to supporting an additional 25,000 people through Access to Work by 2021.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
51336 more like this
51382 more like this
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less than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.757Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.757Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that employers who engage with the Disability Confident scheme are provided with the information they need to be able to employ people with hearing loss. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 51382 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-09more like thismore than 2016-11-09
star this property answer text <p>Disability Confident is a pan-disability scheme that has been designed and developed by disabled people, disability organisations and employers. The scheme provides employers with the tools they need to recruit, retain and develop disabled employees. Embedded within the scheme are links to useful videos, information and a range of guidance.</p><p> </p><p>The scheme went live in a test and learn phase in July and was formally launched on 2nd November 2016 at the Recruitment Employment Confederation in London, with press releases and promotion through mainstream media, social media, Jobcentre Plus, disability organisations, and Disabled People's User Led Organisations. Further promotion of the scheme is being planned, including material in BSL.</p><p> </p><p>The aim of the scheme is to reach the widest possible number of employers, covering all sizes and sectors. This includes employers from the construction industry, a number of whom have already signed up. Officials from my Department have worked with representatives from the Construction Industry Council (CIC) to help the construction industry become Disability Confident.</p><p> </p><p>The Disability Confident scheme contains embedded links to information for employers about supporting staff with hearing loss, including references to Access to Work. The Access to Work scheme can assist where disabled people need support above and beyond employer-provided reasonable adjustments. Access to Work features specialist teams who provide a dedicated service to particular groups of customers, including deaf customers. The Government has committed to supporting an additional 25,000 people through Access to Work by 2021.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
51335 more like this
51336 more like this
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less than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.927Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that employers based within the construction industry are engaged with the Disability Confident scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 51336 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-09more like thismore than 2016-11-09
star this property answer text <p>Disability Confident is a pan-disability scheme that has been designed and developed by disabled people, disability organisations and employers. The scheme provides employers with the tools they need to recruit, retain and develop disabled employees. Embedded within the scheme are links to useful videos, information and a range of guidance.</p><p> </p><p>The scheme went live in a test and learn phase in July and was formally launched on 2nd November 2016 at the Recruitment Employment Confederation in London, with press releases and promotion through mainstream media, social media, Jobcentre Plus, disability organisations, and Disabled People's User Led Organisations. Further promotion of the scheme is being planned, including material in BSL.</p><p> </p><p>The aim of the scheme is to reach the widest possible number of employers, covering all sizes and sectors. This includes employers from the construction industry, a number of whom have already signed up. Officials from my Department have worked with representatives from the Construction Industry Council (CIC) to help the construction industry become Disability Confident.</p><p> </p><p>The Disability Confident scheme contains embedded links to information for employers about supporting staff with hearing loss, including references to Access to Work. The Access to Work scheme can assist where disabled people need support above and beyond employer-provided reasonable adjustments. Access to Work features specialist teams who provide a dedicated service to particular groups of customers, including deaf customers. The Government has committed to supporting an additional 25,000 people through Access to Work by 2021.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
51335 more like this
51382 more like this
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less than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.85Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-09T15:59:33.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment: Continuing Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of personal independence payment claimants have received an NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 29802 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
star this property answer text <p>Information on whether claimants of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment have received an NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment is not centrally recorded and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 29799 more like this
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less than 2016-03-08T15:20:51.287Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-08T15:20:51.287Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-24more like thismore than 2016-05-24
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Sign Language more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will bring forward legislative proposals to apply provisions equivalent to those of the British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015 to England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 38138 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-02more like thismore than 2016-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government currently has no plans to bring forward legislative proposals to apply provisions equivalent to those of the British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015 to England.</p><p> </p><p>Last year the Minister for Disabled People published a written statement announcing that DWP would lead a Market Review of British Sign Language (BSL) interpreting provision, which would engage with Deaf people and stakeholder groups to examine opportunities that could strengthen and improve the market in the long term.</p><p> </p><p>The Call for Evidence for this review opened in January 2016 and closed in March 2016. We received hundreds of comprehensive submissions of evidence, which we are currently analysing.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2016-06-02T10:04:17.933Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-02T10:04:17.933Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-08more like thismore than 2016-03-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Fraud more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of people found to be committing benefit fraud and not prosecuted in court in each of the last two years (a) have repaid monies due in full, (b) are actively making repayments, (c) are in arrears with their repayments and (d) have since been prosecuted for breaching their agreement to pay. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 30341 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-16more like thismore than 2016-03-16
star this property answer text <p>Information in the form requested for questions a, b and c is not readily available and could only be compiled at disproportionate cost.</p><p>In answer to question d, the Department does not hold this information.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2016-03-16T16:50:58.657Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-16T16:50:58.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter
514563
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-20more like thismore than 2016-04-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Fraud more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answers of 8 March 2016 to Questions 30341 and 30342 and with reference to the Answers of 5 December 2013 to Question 179450 and 21 January 2014 to Question 182897, when his Department (a) decided to stop collecting the required information and (b) began to collect information in such a way that it can only be provided at disproportionate cost. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Richard Fuller more like this
star this property uin 34945 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-28more like thismore than 2016-04-28
star this property answer text <p>The information requested can only be provided at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>For questions <strong>179450</strong> and <strong>182897</strong> volumes of prosecutions and number of errors identified were provided, however these were not all fraud cases, including cases where the error was not deliberate. This did not explicitly answer the enquiry, however was given to provide helpful context. It is not possible to separate cases into those which are a mistake and those where fraud has been accepted without individual case by case analysis.</p><p> </p><p>Again, we cannot directly answer <strong>30341</strong> and <strong>30342 </strong>but have provided the below extra information to assist;</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total Fraud Investigations (1)</strong></p></td><td><p>125,140</p></td><td><p>116,480</p></td><td><p>171,730</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>of which total positive outcomes (2)</strong></p></td><td><p>20,800</p></td><td><p>20,050</p></td><td><p>24,600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>of which total fraud cases (3)</strong></p></td><td><p>15,350</p></td><td><p>12,870</p></td><td><p>13,600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>over which total prosecuted (4)</strong></p></td><td><p>11,390</p></td><td><p>8,490</p></td><td><p>7,150</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>(1) Total cases investigated by Local Service or complex criminal Investigations.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>(2) Total cases where an error has been identified and corrected.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>(3) Prosecutions + admin Penalties + cautions: cases where fraud has been proven or accepted.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(4) Cases accepted by CPS for prosecution.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2016-04-28T07:40:22.21Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-28T07:40:22.21Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property tabling member
3912
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Fuller remove filter