Fraud

What is in this data? This data covers detail about the local authorities counter fraud work.
Licence Our data is provided under the terms of the Open Government Licence.
Why we publish this type of data This dataset is a requirement of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
How often is it published? We will publish this data annually.
What does each column mean?
  • number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 201432, or similar powers33
  • total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud
  • total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists
  • total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud, and
  • total number of fraud cases investigated.
What formats are available?

pdf - which can be viewed as a document.

How to ask for more information If you have queries with any of the payments listed in the data, please contact us on 01823 356309 specifying the name of the file you are referring to, and what additional information you require.