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Post Office Card Account

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff of his Department were working on the Post Office card account successor contract prior to its cancellation. (256081)

It is not possible to give the precise number of staff who were working on the Post Office card account successor contract prior to cancellation. A small core team of DWP and Northern Ireland Social Security Agency staff worked full-time on the exercise, with a number of other staff contributing to the procurement process alongside their other duties.