Corruption - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:27 pm on 26 April 2023.

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Photo of Baroness Chakrabarti Baroness Chakrabarti Labour 3:27, 26 April 2023

My Lords, it has been well over a year, as many of us remember, since the noble Lord, Lord Agnew, resigned in this House from that Dispatch Box. Noble Lords will remember that he did it over a government decision to write off £4.3 billion in fraudulent Covid loans. He went on to accuse the Government

“of arrogance, indolence and ignorance”—[Official Report, 24/1/22; col. 21.] in dealing with fraud. What has improved since then?