Counter fraud work

We are required to publish information under paragraph 53 of the Local Government Transparency code about:

  • number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers
  • 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

Please refer to our counter fraud work for more information, which details work carried out by:

  • Counter Fraud Team
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Services
  • Trading Standards
  • Environmental Health

The information is updated annually.

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