Whitehall 'should join fraud fight'

AOL Money Staff
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A spending watchdog has hit out at the failure of Whitehall departments to join a major anti-fraud initiative which has uncovered £275 million of scams, overpayment and errors in the past two years.


Audit Commission chairman Michael O'Higgins called on the head of the civil service to force them to participate - claiming there was "no defensible case" for their absence.