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Frauds And Abuses

Volume 928: debated on Monday 14 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list all the measures, including the issuing of documents of any sort whatsoever, taken by his Department to help improve control of security, fraud or abuse regarding social security benefits since 1st July 1976 to the latest available date.

The public interest would not be served by revealing some of the measures which have been taken. However, the hon. Member will find much of the information he seeks in my replies to him on 26th October 1976—[Vol. 918, c. 124.]—to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Mrs. Knight) on 11th January 1977—[Vol. 923, c. 440–2.], and to my hon. Friend the Member for Oldham, East (Mr. Lamond) on 17th February 1977—[Vol. 926, c. 303–6.]