Fraud Strategy

Part of Home Department – in the House of Commons at on 20 March 2023.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

Fraud now accounts for nearly half of all crimes, yet very few of those crimes are investigated and only 0.1% of them go to court. While it is welcome that we will eventually get this fraud strategy, what more are the Government doing to ensure that the police have the resources and expertise to tackle crimes of fraud and that the criminal justice system speeds up so that many more such cases get not only investigated but heard in court?