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Reducing errors in the benefits system

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Oral Evidence

Taken before the Committee of Public Accounts

on Wednesday 8 December 2010


Members present:
Rt Hon Mrs Margaret Hodge (Chair) Matthew Hancock
Mr Richard BaconMrs Anne McGuire
Stephen BarclayNick Smith
Stella CreasyIan Swales
Jackie Doyle­Price




CONTENTS

Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General, and Phil Gibby, Director, gave evidence. Gabrielle Cohen, Assistant Auditor General, and Marius Gallaher, Alternate Treasury Officer of Accounts, were in attendance.

REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL

Reducing errors in the benefits system (HC 569)

Witnesses: Sir Leigh Lewis KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, Mr John Oliver, Director of Benefit Performance, Department for Work and Pensions, and Ms Ruth Owen, Chief Operating Officer, Jobcentre Plus, gave evidence.

Question Numbers:

1-158


 
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