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Counter Fraud Activity


Information about our counter fraud work.

How to ask for more informationIf you have queries with the data, please contact us at data@sedgemoor.gov.uk
What formats are available?
  • csv - which can be used with most spreadsheet style programs.
  • pdf - which can be viewed as a document.
What data have we removed?This is an aggregated data set. It does not contain information about individual cases and contains no personal information.
What does each column mean?

The data contains fields for:

  • OrganisationLabel - The organisation managing the counter fraud activity. In our case, Sedgemoor District Council
  • Number of occasions used powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, or similar powers
  • number (absolute) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud
  • number ( full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud
  • number (absolute ) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists
  • total number (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
  • total number of cases of irregularity investigated
  • total number of occasions on which fraud was identified
  • total number of occasions on which irregularity was identified
  • total monetary value of the fraud that was detected
  • total monetary value of the irregularity that was detected
How often is it published?We aim to provide a new set of data, annually.
Why we publish this type of dataThis dataset has been mandated for publication by all councils in England, by the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
LicenceThis data is provided under the terms of the Open Government Licence.
What is in this data?

This data file contains a single row to describe out counter fraud activity, for a financial year.

Data

Icon for csv SedgemoorDistrictCouncil_CounterFraud_2015-16 [1.07KB]
Icon for pdf SedgemoorDistrictCouncil_CounterFraud_2015-16 [198.86KB]