Urgent Question on serious financial concerns at Capita: 1 February 2018

01 February 2018

Rachel Reeves, chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, asked an Urgent Question on serious financial concerns at Capita, in the House of Commons on Thursday 2 February.

Responding on behalf of the Government, Cabinet Office minister Oliver Dowden told the House that the Government was continuing to "work closely with the company to monitor the execution of its plan and to ensure the continued delivery of public services".

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