(Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered)
This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by Damian Green and in the House of Lords by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.
The Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice (Damian Green): I am pleased to announce that today my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary and my hon. Friend the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury are publishing the annual report of the IPCC. Copies of the report have been laid before the House and will be available in the Vote Office.
This is the ninth Annual Report from the IPCC. The report covers the work of the IPCC during 2012 to 2013 and includes a section on the discharge of their responsibilities in respect of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.