Continued use of DARD Central Investigation Service

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Dear Sports Council for Northern Ireland,

In light of an investigation into DARD Central Investigation Service in July 2010 by the DARD Permanent Secretary Gerry Lavery and Deloitte, and the findings of corruption and improper conduct by [Potentially defamatory material removed] Mr
[Potentially defamatory material removed], can you confirm what action, if any, has been taken in regard to the continued use of the DARD Central Investigation Service?

Yours faithfully,

Tim Mercer

Jamie Uprichard, Sports Council for Northern Ireland

Dear Mr Mercer,

Fraud investigations conducted on SNI's behalf are subject to a service level agreement between Department of Culture Arts and Leisure and DARD CIS. The Department has indicated contentment with the quality of service that it receives under the terms of the service level agreement.

Best regards

Jamie Uprichard

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