§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 14 February,Official Report, column 576, if he will itemise by year the level and number of frauds from each Department, indicating those involving (a) agencies and (b) non-departmental public bodies.
§ Mr. Aitken
[holding answer 23 February 1995]: The data which are gathered centrally on fraud are used primarily as a means of promoting awareness of fraud risks, and to identify trends in the types of fraud committed. The data are not kept in the form requested in the question.400W