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MPs question Post Office and Fujitsu on Horizon scandal

11 January 2024

MPs quiz the Government and other stakeholders on what more can be done to deliver full, fair and fast compensation for victims of the scandal, which has been labelled the worst miscarriage of justice in British history.


Tuesday 16 January 2024, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 10am

  • Dr Neil Hudgell, Executive Chairman, Hudgell Solicitors
  • The Rt Hon. Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

At 10.30am

  • Alan Bates, Justice for Sub-postmasters Alliance
  • Jo Hamilton, former sub-postmaster

At 11.00am

  • Nick Read, Chief Executive, Post Office
  • Paul Patterson, Director, Europe, Fujitsu Services Limited

At 11:30pm

  • Kevin Hollinrake MP, Minister for Enterprise, Markets and Small Business
  • Carl Creswell, Director, Business Resilience, Department for Business and Trade

MPs hear from Nick Read, Chief Executive of the Post Office, and Paul Patterson, Chief Executive for Europe at Fujitsu, the technology company that manufactured the Horizon computer system at the heart of the scandal.

Kevin Hollinrake, the Government minister responsible for the Post Office, also appears, as will Alan Bates the former sub-postmaster who successfully fought a claim against the Post Office.

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