Tackling fraud

The table below contains data about Burnley Council and fraud. It is a requirement to publish this data under the Local Government Transparency Code.

Period Covered: 01/04/17 to 31/03/18

Data DescriptionData
Number of occasions they use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers Nil
Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 6 Absolute
0.35 Full Time Equivalent
Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists 1 Absolute
0.05 Full Time Equivalent
Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud£18,103
Total number of fraud cases investigated.123 cases