Fraud

S43 of the Local Government Transparency Code 2014 requires local authorities to publish information about their counter fraud work.

The figures below cover the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014.

Information which must be published

Number of occasions powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) England Regulations 2014 9
Employees undertaking investigations (FTE) 8
Professionally accredited Counter Fraud Specialists 7
Total amount spent by the authority on Investigation and Prosecution of Fraud £879,643
Total number of fraud/irregularity cases investigated 911

Information recommended for publication

Total number of occasions on which fraud / irregularity was identified 606
Total monetary value of the fraud/irregularity that was detected £1,629,956.86