The Transparency Code 2015 requires local authorities to publish the following information about their counter fraud work:

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

Counter-fraud information

Fraud investigation services across the council are provided by Veritau North Yorkshire Limited and the latest report is here:

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