Social Security Benefits: Scotland

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Martin Whitfield Martin Whitfield Labour, East Lothian

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2018 to Question 165149, on Social Security Benefits: Scotland, how many claimants have outstanding benefit overpayment debts that are to be devolved to Scotland which are attributable to (a) overpayment and (b) fraud debts.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Current data shows that there are 16,457 claimants with overpayments debts that are due to be devolved to Scottish Government. Of this total, 1,079 have overpayment debts classified as Fraud.

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