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Departmental Vetting

Volume 477: debated on Monday 16 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 20 March 2008, Official Report, columns 1406-07W, on social security benefits: personal records, when the phased criminal record checks on all successful candidates for posts in his Department will have been completed. (200828)

The phased implementation of criminal records checks on all new successful applicants for posts in the Department is expected to be completed by the end of 2008.