Horizon IT System: Civil Proceedings

(asked on 18th January 2024) - View Source

Question to the Department for Business and Trade:

To ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to introduce legislation to ensure that the statute of limitations does not prevent those affected by defects in the Post Office’s Horizon software from bringing litigation against any party associated with it.

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 5th February 2024

The Government are confident that the statute of limitations will not have the effect which the noble Lord's Question implies.

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