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Post Office (Horizon System) Compensation Bill: Money

Volume 742: debated on Tuesday 19 December 2023

King’s recommendation signified.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)),

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Post Office (Horizon System) Compensation Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by Parliament of any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State under, or in connection with, schemes or other arrangements—

(1) to compensate persons affected by previous versions of the computer system known as Horizon (and sometimes referred to as Legacy Horizon, Horizon Online or HNG-X) used by Post Office Limited;

(2) to compensate persons in respect of other matters identified in High Court judgments given in proceedings relating to the Horizon system.—(Aaron Bell.)

Question agreed to.