The time has come for full disclosure over A4e - Byrne9 March 2012
Liam Byrne MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to reports that DWP has announced a full internal audit into its relationship with A4e, said:
“The time has come for full disclosure. With more questions over A4e and David Cameron’s former family tsar Emma Harrison coming by the day, ministers must now come clean and tell the public exactly what they know and when they were informed about all allegations of fraud at A4e.
“The Government needs to make clear what new safeguards are being put in place to prevent this spreading any further, and with huge questions hanging over the entire Work Programme – and billions of pounds of public money at stake – ministers must publish all provider performance data immediately.”