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Pension Credit: Overpayments

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what average amount of overpaid pension credits per case was clawed back by his Department in (a) each month of 2008-09 and (b) each of the last five financial years; and if he will make a statement. (240520)

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer the Minister of State, (Mr. McNulty) gave the hon. Member on 26 November, Official Report, volume 170, column 2014W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much in overpaid pension credits was recovered by his Department in each (a) month of 2008-09 and (b) year from 2003-04 to 2007-08; and if he will make a statement. (240523)

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer the Minister of State, (Mr. McNulty) gave the hon. Member on 26 November 2008, Official Report, volume 170, column 2014W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much overpaid pension credit was reimbursed to his Department on average as a result of cases taken to court over repayment in (a) each month of 2008-09 and (b) each of the last five financial years; and if he will make a statement. (241028)

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer I gave the hon. Member on 26 November 2008, Official Report, volume 170, column 2014W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many individuals have been taken to court by his Department to seek repayment of overpaid pension credits in each (a) month of 2008-09 and (b) of the last five financial years; and if he will make a statement. (241314)

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer I gave the hon. Member on 10 November 2008, Official Report, volume 482, column 918W.