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Departmental Lost Property

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to recoup the value of Department property lost by officials from those officials. (252572)

The Department has no plans to implement a policy to recoup the value of Department property lost by staff.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether civil servants in his Department who have lost laptops that were the property of his Department have been charged the full value of the item in the last 12 months. (252649)

When a laptop is reported lost by a member of staff, the Department does not seek to charge that individual for the full replacement or residual value of the laptop.