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Order Books (Thefts)

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 30 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps are taken to minimise the bulk theft of claimants' order books from social security offices.

A programme of improvements to the physical security of local offices is nearing completion. The measures taken are intended to provide better protection for order books and other instruments of payment. To describe these measures would detract from their effectiveness.