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Annual Fraud Statement

In accordance with our requirements under Local government transparency code 2015 below is our annual fraud statement.

Number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers1
Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud3 increased to 4 in October
Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists4 increased to 5 in October
Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud£200,427
Total number of fraud cases investigated227 cases investigated


Last updated 24 July 2023