Horizon IT System

(asked on 18th January 2024) - View Source

Question to the Department for Business and Trade:

To ask His Majesty's Government when they first became aware of the prosecutions being brought against sub-postmasters for alleged deficits arising from deficiencies in the Horizon software system.

Answered by
Lord Offord of Garvel Portrait
Lord Offord of Garvel
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Business and Trade)
This question was answered on 15th February 2024

This is a matter for the statutory Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry. It would be wrong to prejudice its work.

983 Post Office-related convictions have been identified during the relevant period. Not all of these will be directly related to the Horizon system.

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