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Social Security Benefits: Fraud

Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the smallest sum of money lost by his Department through fraud in respect of which a prosecution was mounted in each of the last five years. (180979)

This information is not centrally collated and would be available only at disproportionate cost.

For overpayments under £2,000, cautions or administrative penalties are generally issued.