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Public Service

Volume 463: debated on Monday 1 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether his Department has carried out any studies into Public Service Entitlement since 2004. (154974)

[holding answer 10 September 2007]: In 2004, the Office of Public Services Reform undertook a review of understanding and enforcement among public service providers and business of rules on eligibility for public services. Since then, the Cabinet Office has supported interdepartmental ministerial consideration of related issues, including during the development of “Enforcing the rules: A new strategy to ensure and enforce compliance with our immigration laws”, which was published by the Home Office in March 2007.