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Combating fraud against the EU's finances

The EU Sub-Committee on Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection launched an inquiry into the Fight against Fraud on the EU's Finances on 9 July 2012. A Call for Evidence was issued with a deadline for submissions by 14 September 2012. The Report was published on 17 April 2013 and debated in the House on 11 December 2013.

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    • Reports and associated evidence - reports and evidence featuring written submissions and corrected oral evidence published at the conclusion of Committee inquiries. Evidence is periodically updated over the course of an inquiry and is not finalised until the relevant Report is published.
    • Uncorrected oral evidence - transcripts of oral evidence not yet approved by the Committee or witnesses.
    • Other oral evidence - corrected transcripts of oral evidence, usually taken for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Evidence - written submissions and corrected oral evidence published for scrutiny purposes or for ad hoc/regular evidence sessions with Ministers.
    • Responses to Reports - Government Department and European Commission responses to reports.
    • Call for Evidence - request to submit evidence to a Committee inquiry.
    • Correspondence - correspondence received and sent by the Committee excluding ministerial correspondence.
    • Correspondence with Ministers - Ministerial correspondence received and sent by the Committee.
    • Progress of Scrutiny - records the decisions taken by the EU Committee on European documents that have been deposited in Parliament for scrutiny.

Guidance for witnesses submitting written evidence

Please note that electronic copies of written evidence MUST be provided in Word format. If a paper copy of evidence is submitted, it should be clearly printed or typed on single sides of A4 paper, unstapled. The Committee may refuse evidence received in any other formats.

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