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Benefit Fraud

The purpose of this feature is to show the number of cases of irregularity and fraud that have been investigated and the monetary value identified from these investigations.

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Dataset

Preview of benefit fraud 15/16 CSV


Originating Authority 2015/16
Bassetlaw District Council Number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to require information)(England) Regulations 2014/ or similar powers 0
Bassetlaw District Council Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 2.5*
Bassetlaw District Council Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists 2*
Bassetlaw District Council Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud 76624
Bassetlaw District Council Total number of fraud cases investigated 24
Bassetlaw District Council Total number of cases of irregularity investigated 168

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benefit fraud 15/16 CSV

Preview of benefit fraud 2014 CSV


Originating Authority 2014/15
Bassetlaw District Council Number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (power to require information) (England) Regulations 2014 or similar powers 0
Bassetlaw District Council Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 3.5
Bassetlaw District Council Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists 2.5
Bassetlaw District Council Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud 96164
Bassetlaw District Council Total number of fraud cases investigated 42
Bassetlaw District Council Total number of cases of irregularity investigated 252

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benefit fraud 2014 CSV

Technical Description

This feature contains a CSV file of data relating to the number of employees undertaking investigations.  The Dataset also contains further data relating to the number of cases of irregularity and fraud that have been investigated, how many  cases have been prosecuted and the monetary value of these investigations and prosecutions.

Further Information

Date Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Update Frequency: Annually
Resource Owner: Bassetlaw District Council
Use Constraints: No Conditions Apply
Geographic Extent: Bassetlaw District
Contact: Contact the Bassetlaw Open Data Team
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