TREASURY URGED TO LOOK INTO £4.3bn COVID FRAUDS WRITE-OFF
Daily Record|January 19, 2022
LABOUR has called on the Treasury to launch an investigation into the "shocking degree" of fraud linked to funds allocated to coronavirus help schemes.
DAVID LYNCH

Chancellor Rishi Sunak also faced accusations of "going missing" as he did not appear in the Commons to answer questions about the £4.3billion of Covid loans written off by the Treasury, which reportedly went to "fraudsters".

Asking about the "levels of fraud uncovered" in coronavirus grant schemes, shadow Treasury minister Pat McFadden said: "Last week the Government confirmed it expects to write off around £4.3billion of the funds allocated to coronavirus help schemes.

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