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Covid scheme: Just half of £8 million wrongly paid to businesses recovered since last year, admits Department of Finance

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Conor Murphy's department says the process to recover money wrongly paid out is continuing (Pacemaker).

Conor Murphy's department says the process to recover money wrongly paid out is continuing (Pacemaker).

Conor Murphy's department says the process to recover money wrongly paid out is continuing (Pacemaker).

Only half of an £8.6m sum wrongly paid out by the Department of Finance under a scheme for businesses hit by Covid lockdowns has been clawed back.

Over 15,000 businesses in Northern Ireland in total received the support under the Localised Restrictions Support Scheme (LRSS), the department said.


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