Online Fraud and Scams

Part of Home Department – in the House of Commons at 2:34 pm on 18th October 2021.

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Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) 2:34 pm, 18th October 2021

The hon. Lady is exactly right to identify the wickedness of pension scams picking on people, often at a time of weakness, which is part of a wider field of investment scams. As she will know, the online safety Bill is currently going through pre-legislative scrutiny, which is an opportunity for issues to be fleshed out. She is absolutely right that the Government focus remains very much on the pension scams that she mentions.