Credit Unions

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 21st October 2015.

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Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker Conservative, Worcester

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment has been made of the effectiveness of the Government's credit union expansion programme; and what assessment he has made of the feasibility of extending that programme.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 19 October 2015.

The correct answer should have been:

DWP’s contract with the Association of British Credit Unions Ltd to deliver the Credit Union Expansion Project began in May 2013. It wasis due to end in April 20156 but we are currently considering a request for an further extension. The Department has plans to review effectiveness at the end of the Project.

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Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

DWP’s contract with the Association of British Credit Unions Ltd to deliver the Credit Union Expansion Project began in May 2013. It wasis due to end in April 20156 but we are currently considering a request for an further extension. The Department has plans to review effectiveness at the end of the Project.

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