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Post Office mediation

Status: Concluded.

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee took evidence on the Post Office mediation scheme and the Horizon IT system on 3 February 2015. Letter sent from the Chair to the Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills dated 17 March 2015.

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Letter from the Chair to Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State dated 17 March 2015 (PDF PDF 589 KB)

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  • 03 Feb 2015 - Post Office Mediation - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF447 KB) HC 935 | Published 05 Feb 2015

    Evidence given by Andy Furey, Assistant General Secretary, CWU, Mark Baker, National Branch Secretary, Postmasters Branch, CWU, George Thomson, General Secretary, National Federation of SubPostmasters, Alan Bates, Chairman, Justice for Subpostmasters Alliance, Kay Linnell, Chartered Accountant, Kay Linnell & Co; Paula Vennells, Chief Executive, Post Office, Angela van den Bogerd, Head of Partnerships, Post Office, Ian Henderson, forensic computing expert, Advanced Forensics (Second Sight Ltd)