Gareth Thomas (Harrow West, Labour)
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the level of (a) procurement and (b) other fraud affecting his Department's spending in (i) 2010-11 and (ii) 2011-12; and if he will make a statement.
Chloe Smith (Norwich North, Conservative)
HM Treasury does not make estimates of the level of procurement and other fraud affecting departmental spend. However, total detected fraud and error is reported in the quarterly data summary available from: