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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th September 2016.

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Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) 12:00 am, 5th September 2016

I congratulate my hon. Friend on the leadership that he has shown on not only fraud but consumer rights in ensuring that the vulnerable in society are not taken advantage of. We have set up a Joint Fraud Taskforce, inviting, for instance, Age Concern to help to protect the elderly, so that we can do more to ensure that in future the people who commit those crimes are caught and the elderly are defended from unscrupulous behaviour.