BEIS monitoring of POL’s risk with regards to the Horizon Group Litigation

Eleanor Shaikh made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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Dear Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy,

According to BEIS’s 2016-17 Annual Report:

‘The Department’s senior management and governance structures have an up-to-date view on POs’ [Partner Organisations’] risks and performance through close working between the Portfolio Office and the Partnerships Team. All POs provide regular assurance assessments that are reviewed internally, with relevant issues escalated through the Performance and Risk Challenge Panel, the Performance, Finance and Risk Committee and the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee’ ( BEIS Annual Report 2916-17, p68).

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i) Please can you confirm if and when the financial/reputational/strategic risks posed by Post Office’s Group Litigation were escalated to BEIS’s Performance and Risk Challenge Panel?

ii) Please can you confirm if/when the financial/reputational/ strategic risks posed by Post Office’s Group Litigation were escalated to BEIS’s Finance and Risk Committee?

iii) Please can you confirm if/when the financial/reputational/ strategic risks posed by Post Office’s Group Litigation were escalated to BEIS’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee?

Yours faithfully,

Eleanor Shaikh

FOI Requests, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

BEIS ref: FOI2020/28530

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