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Social Security Benefits: Fraud

Volume 473: debated on Thursday 13 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will publish the findings of the voice risk analysis pilot scheme run by Harrow council in relation to claims for (a) housing and (b) council tax benefit. (193974)

Seven local authority sites are currently testing voice risk analysis technology through pilots that are due to finish at the end of March 2008. The results from the local authorities—including Harrow—will be collated and analysed with a view to making the findings available in the summer.