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NHS Counter Fraud organisations give evidence on the Bribery Act 2010

20 November 2018

The Select Committee on the Bribery Act 2010 hears evidence from the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, NHS Counter Fraud Services, barristers and solicitors.

Witnesses

Tuesday 20 November, Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.35am

  • Amanda Pinto QC, Vice-Chair Elect, Bar Council
  • Laura Dunseath, Principal Associate, Barrister, Corporate Crime and
    Investigations, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Neil Swift, Partner, Peters and Peters

At 11.35am

  • Richard Rippin, NHS Counter Fraud Authority, England and Wales
  • Eddie McGinney, NHS Counter Fraud Services, Scotland

Possible Questions

  • Do you think understanding of the Bribery Act, and specific wording, is improving with time?
  • How effective are the UK's law enforcement organisations when it comes to investigating and prosecuting bribery?
  • Are Deferred Prosecution Agreements working effectively in relations to the Bribery Act 2010?
  • What do the NHS Counter Fraud Authority and Services, respectively, do to tackle bribery within the NHS?
  • What kind of anti-bribery and corruption checks does the NHS do with respect to the contractors and sub-contractors in its supply chain?
  • How do you handle cases where whistleblowers report allegations of bribery to you, either within the NHS itself or its contractors?

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