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The Minister said that the Horizon IT system had “real problems”. That is a huge understatement, given the misery caused to hundreds of sub-postmasters who had been serving their communities for many years. The Statement says nothing about Horizon’s manufacturer, Fujitsu, a company that continues as a trusted partner of HMRC, the Department for Education, the Cabinet Office, the Home...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in introducing a public emergency alert system using mobile telephones.
My Lords, I draw attention to my interests in the register and beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper.
Entered the House of Lords in 1998
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