Fraud open data

Category Description
What is in this data? This data covers detail about 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. This data was compiled April 2017.
When was this data published? June 2017
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 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
  • 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 information listed in the data, please contact us on 01823 218743

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