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Social Security Benefits: Overpayments

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how much was recovered by his Department’s Recovery From Estates Debt Management Unit in the latest year for which figures are available; (210603)

(2) what the cost of running his Department’s Recovery From Estates Debt Management Unit was in the latest year for which figures are available.

Recovery From Estates recovered £23.3 million in 2007-08. The cost of running the unit was £1.4 million.