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Publication scheme and open data catalogue - Fraud

Description

We publish annual information about fraud. This includes:

  • the number of occasions we have used powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers
  • the number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud
  • the number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists
  • the total amount spent on the investigation and prosecution of fraud
  • the total number of fraud cases investigated
Current document(s)
Metadata

About the data

Title
Fraud information for transparency code
Abstract
Swindon Borough Council's information relating to fraud, as defined by the Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities Data Transparency 2014
Lineage
Swindon Borough Council publishes this dataset on an annual basis and has done so for information relating to 2014/15 onwards. This is in line with the Government's requirement that local authorities publish details relating to fraud.
Topic category
Fraud

Reference dates

Creation date
Annual
Publication date
Annual
Revision date
Annual
Update frequency
Annual

Responsibility

Responsible party
Head of internal audit
Contact
Nick Hobbs
Organisation name
Swindon Borough Council
Address
Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon, SN1 2JH
Telephone number
07769 281679
Email address
nhobbs@swindon.gov.uk