The Work and Pensions Select Committee's report into Carers Allowance overpayments was published today, link here: https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committee/news-parliament-2017/overpayments-of-carers-allowancereport-publication-17-19/ Th...
The Select Committee hearing was also mentioned briefly in the political sketch in The Times today: "Down at the Work and Pensions Select Committee, senior civil servants tried to explain why Whitehall was for years neglectful of overpayments in Carers Allowances'. This scandal is creating anxiety f...
This is the article about Carers Allowance overpayments in the current issue of Private Eye (page 39 if you're looking for it in the actual magazine!) CARE IN CRISIS Dire DWP The incompetence of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in saddling tens of thousands of hard-pushed carers with huge ...
I've got confidence in Frank Field, he knows the score. There's a good article about this stuff in the latest issue of Private Eye today too, page 39 "Care in Crisis". Unfortunately, it's not on the internet, but I'll try and transcribe it later.
The Select Committee hearing into Carers Allowance overpayments is happening today at 9.30am.

If it's not on the Parliament TV Channel, it is definitely going to be streamed live on the internet, on this link:

https://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/8 ... 583588e5a4
The National Audit Office report into Carers Allowance overpayments was published today, there's an article in the Guardian about it here: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/26/dwp-staff-problems-leave-carers-with-years-of-overpaid-benefit-debt. The links to the report are here, report : h...
This is the National Audit Office's note about the Carers Allowance overpayment investigation on their website. The DWP Perm Sec said he wanted to "get to the bottom of this" in the Select Committee hearing on Weds whilst pointedly failing to answer the Committee's question about the prosecutions. H...
National Audit Office announced an inquiry today: https://www.nao.org.uk/work-in-progress/investigation-into-overpayments-of-carers-allowance/ Also the Work and Pensions Select Committee interview Amber Rudd tomorrow at 9.30am, hearIng is being shown live on the Parliament Channel. They will surely ...
The Carers Allowance prosecutions story featured on BBC Sunday Politics in the North West today, programme can be viewed on this link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bn8fw7